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Henderson Police Release Body Worn Camera Footage of 2nd 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 13, 2018.

On September 13, 2018 at approximately 4:15 a.m., Henderson Police Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Point Vista Avenue in reference to a 9-1-1 call.

Upon arrival to the residence, officers could hear loud screams coming from within the residence. Officers forced entry into the residence and encountered a male armed with a box cutter along with a female in obvious distress. Officers immediately began giving verbal commands at which time the male exited a closet and charged officers wielding the box cutter. Officers responded with deadly force.

The female was transported to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries and the male was pronounced at the scene.

This case remains open and under investigation, no additional details will be released at this time.

Click on the following link to access the Body Camera Footage:  https://youtu.be/QmQ8uATkv5g

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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