News Release

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

November 07, 2019

Henderson, Nev. –

Henderson Police are providing the following information and YouTube link regarding the officer-involved shooting that took place on October 21, 2019.

On October 21, 2019, at approximately 12:11 p.m., the City of Henderson Police Department responded to 10701 S. Eastern Avenue in reference to a 9-1-1 disconnect.

Arriving officers located a 7-year-old male juvenile with apparent stab wounds and an agitated adult female. A struggle ensued resulting in the use of deadly force.

The juvenile was transported to UMC Trauma Center where he underwent emergency surgery and is expected to recover.

The adult female was transported to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition, where it was later learned she succumbed to her injuries.

The adult female was later confirmed to be the mother of the juvenile.

No officers were injured during this incident.

As this is an open investigation, no further details will be released at this time.

Click on the following link to access the Critical Incident Community Briefing:

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.

Please contact Officer Katrina Rothmeyer, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509


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