Henderson Police Release Critical Incident Community Briefing For Officer-Involved Shooting #1 of 2020
March 12, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ROD PENA, (702) 267-4775
Henderson, Nev. – On February 29th, at approximately 12:10 p.m., the City of Henderson Police Department responded to the 800 block of Viento Del Montagna in reference to reports of a violent domestic battery involving a weapon.
Officers arrived on scene and encountered an adult male subject armed with a knife in front of the residence. Officers deployed a 40mm less lethal exact impact sponge round which was ineffective. The male continued to aggress officers resulting in an officer-involved shooting. Officers immediately began life saving measures, however the subject succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The name of the decedent will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office pending notification of the next of kin.
No officers were injured during this incident.
As this is an open investigation, no further details will be released at this time.
This is the first officer-involved shooting in 2020.
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.
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