The names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting last week have been released by North Las Vegas police. Officer Shane Forsberg, 30, has been with the department for seven years. Officer David Wells, 33, has been with the department for eight years. He wasn’t wounded in the incident.
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A man arrested in connection with shooting at North Las Vegas police wanted to avenge the death of his friend, who had ties to gangs and died during a shootout with officers earlier this week, the Review-Journal has learned.
Two people who were shot by Las Vegas police last year have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department and three officers.
Las Vegas police on Wednesday identified the officer who shot a knife-wielding man after a domestic dispute. Kyle Kuhn, 31, was wearing a mask when he advanced toward police Monday holding a knife before being shot by Sgt. Sara Bradshaw, 45, police said.
The man who was shot and killed by North Las Vegas police after a chase on Friday morning has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
A woman who had stabbed another woman with a knife died in an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning, according to Las Vegas police.
The couple that killed two Las Vegas police officers earlier this month planned to ambush more police, Sheriff Doug Gillespie said Monday.
They weren’t Oath Keepers, sovereign citizens or militia members.
The Sam’s Club on Eastern and Serene avenues was the site of a fundraiser hosted by The Injured Police Officers Fund for fallen Las Vegas police officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo on Friday.
Thousands — many in uniform — gathered Thursday to bid farewell to officer Igor Soldo at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, 6200 W. Lone Mountain Road, one of two Las Vegas police officers ambushed and killed Sunday while having lunch.
Henderson police released the names of the officers involved in a shootout Wednesday that left a Henderson man dead. Officer Carlos Chorens, officer Timothy Donnelly, officer Troy McDermed and officer David Woolman all fired their weapons during the incident.
The names of the officers involved in Sunday’s shootings that left five dead have been released by Las Vegas police. Metro officers Timothy Gross, Zack Beal and Brett Brosnahan are on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues.
Services for office Igor Soldo are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at Canyon Ridge Christian Church, at 6200 W. Lone Mountain Road, Metro announced via Twitter on Wednesday.
Las Vegas police officers had contact with Jerad and Amanda Miller days before they ambushed and executed two officers and killed a citizen, officials said at a Wednesday morning news conference.
A Henderson police officer was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was shot or struck by shrapnel during a fatal officer-involved shooting.
Jerad Miller didn’t die on his own terms after all, the Review-Journal has learned. It was a Las Vegas police officer — not Amanda Miller, his wife — who fired the shot that ended the life of the 31-year-old cop killer, according to an official with knowledge of the case.
A purse snatching led to high-speed police chase and a shootout with officers that left one man dead Friday night, according to Las Vegas police.
Almost a year after the Henderson Police Department’s single officer involved shooting of 2013, Edward Scheboth Jr.’s motives for firing at police officers before being killed remain in question.
Las Vegas police shootings are trending down and Metro reforms are on the rise. It’s looking good for Metro after the U.S. Department of Justice released its final progress report Wednesday after a wide-ranging, multi-year study of Metro’s policies related to deadly force.
The Las Vegas police officer who shot an unarmed man in October after mistaking him for a murder suspect was cleared of any criminal wrongdoing by prosecutors on Wednesday. Metro officer Jason Evans will not face charges for shooting Antoine Hodges on Oct. 21 in a 7-Eleven near Nellis Boulevard and Stewart Avenue, according to the Clark County District Attorney’s office.
A man shot and killed by Las Vegas police last week after he fired at officers was a violent felon with a history of mental illness and drug problems.
The officers involved in Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting in the east valley have been identified by Las Vegas police.
Las Vegas police shot and killed a man who they say fired at multiple officers during a barricade situation in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.
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