Juan Carlos Lopez-Aguilar’s gun was a fake. But police say his intention to get shot may have been real.
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The officer who fired at a man holding what was later determined to be a “plastic replica firearm” Monday night in the south valley has been identified, the Metropolitan Police Department announced Wednesday night.
The man shot by a Las Vegas police officer in the south valley Monday night had a “replica firearm,” according to Metro Sgt. Jeff Clark.
The man a Metropolitan Police Department officer shot while off-duty in the east valley last week had been previously convicted of stealing vehicles and appeared as if he was going to "attempt to carjack" the officer's car at gunpoint seconds before being shot, Metro said during a press conference Monday.
The Metropolitan Police Department on Thursday identified the officer who fired his weapon during a police shooting in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.
A police officer fired his weapon at a man aiming a handgun at people near the Bellagio fountains Friday night, missing the armed man and grazing two nearby pedestrians, according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release.
Las Vegas police Monday outlined a handful of missteps, including miscommunication from the U.S. Marshals Office, that led up to the moment two Metro officers shot and killed an unarmed fugitive holding a cell phone in front of a west valley home on New Year's Eve.
Las Vegas police said they thought a man they shot and killed in the west valley Thursday afternoon was holding a gun.
A 40-year-old man asked a Metro officer if he was there to kill him before shooting and wounding the officer Thursday morning, according to the man's arrest report that was released Monday.
The Las Vegas police officer who shot and killed a man Monday night outside his northeast valley home has been identified as 36-year-old Solon McGill.
A man was shot and killed by Las Vegas police after he pointed a handgun at an officer in the east valley Monday night, officials said.
A person died Monday night at the hands of officers just before 9 p.m., department spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said. He had few details about what led to the northeast valley shooting but said the investigation was ongoing
Las Vegas police said a man died after three officers shot at him early Tuesday morning in the central valley.
Las Vegas police shot and killed a woman who they said opened fire on them Thursday morning after she was stopped while driving a stolen car.
Cases from last summer's deadly CiCi's Pizza ambush are among four fact-finding reviews on police shootings that will be held in the next several weeks, Clark County announced Tuesday.
Henderson police released new details about Saturday’s police shooting Thursday afternoon. Police shot Bryan David Bauer, 36, of Las Vegas, when he ran at them holding a handgun, police said. He died at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
Henderson police shot and killed an armed man when he “engaged” them after a disturbance call to a hotel Saturday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
The public can attend or watch a televised fact-finding review Monday of an October police shooting that killed a man in a desert lot in North Las Vegas.
The Metro officer and the man who was fatally shot by police Wednesday morning have been identified.
Las Vegas police shot a man Monday night during a robbery investigation in the southeast valley.
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.
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.
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