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Henderson Police Release Body Worn Camera Footage of 3rd Officer-Involved Shooting

September 28, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ROD PENA, (702) 267-4775

Henderson, Nev. – Henderson Police are providing the following information and YouTube link regarding the officer involved shooting that took place on September 22, 2018.

On September 22, 2018 at approximately 4:52 a.m., Henderson Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Teton Ranch Avenue and Carnegie Street in reference to a violent armed robbery.

During the initial investigation, Officers identified a suspect vehicle, which was observed in the area of Boulder Highway and Texas Avenue. Officers initiated a traffic stop, however the vehicle failed to yield and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The suspect driver stopped in the area of Gibson Road and Trail Canyon Road and exited his vehicle where he initially displayed a handgun in a suicidal manner prior to fleeing on foot.

Officer’s pursued the suspect on foot arriving in the area of Gibson Road and Auto Show Drive. The suspect still holding the handgun in a suicidal manner, was verbally challenged by officers at which time he leveled the handgun, pointing it at officers where they responded with deadly force.

The male suspect was pronounced at scene.

This investigation is on-going and no additional details will be released at this time.

Click on the following link to access the Body Worn Camera Footage: https://youtu.be/5Nw9jwgu18Y

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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