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Police investigating shooting at northwest apartment complex

A 21-year-old man was shot in the face through a car windshield Monday night as he and another person were attempting to leave a northwest apartment complex, according to Las Vegas police.

Inquests undercut by prosecutorial inaction, deference to police

When a citizen in Clark County kills someone, prosecutors are there from the start of the investigation, often looking over the shoulder of detectives even before the body is moved. But when a police officer kills someone, prosecutors are nowhere to be found.

District attorney’s office doesn’t treat police shootings like other Las Vegas homicides

Prosecutors in many American cities step in as the public’s watchdog in the aftermath of a police shooting, but the Clark County district attorney’s office is content to sit on the sidelines. It doesn’t treat shootings by police like other homicides and it won’t even review an officer’s use of deadly force unless the sheriff or a chief of police requests it.

Lives of officer, family forever changed by fatal shooting

The wail of sirens and crack of gunshots were familiar sounds to the apartment dwellers at 2304 Tam Drive. In this area off the north end of the Strip known as the Naked City, it took more than that to get people’s attention.