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Las Vegas police kill a man they say was wanted for murder

“Authorities say a fugitive in a recent Las Vegas slaying was shot and killed by police in Henderson after his car became disabled during a pursuit and he tried to commandeer a passing vehicle. Henderson police spokesman Keith Paul says two officers opened fire and killed the 43-year-old man after he abandoned his car and tried […]

Victim shot, in stable condition, in Reno – no report of gun found

“An officer-involved shooting team is investigating a police shooting of a man at the Lakemill Lodge. Officers were called to the Mill Street location in downtown Reno for a report of a fight, Reno police Lt. Mark Katre said. The shooting occurred between 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., Katre said. The man suffered a non-life-threatening […]

update – victim shot by police at 7-Eleven in Las Vegas identified as 19-year-old Lawrence Howard – video

“Police have identified the teen shot by an officer during an apparent robbery attempt at a 7-Eleven in northwest Las Vegas. Authorities say 19-year-old Lawrence Howard was pointing a handgun at a store clerk when a police officer entered the building early Tuesday morning. Witnesses said Howard pointed the gun at the officer, prompting the […]

Las Vegas cop opens fire at a 7-Eleven, shooting one victim – video

“Metro police are investigating an officer-involved shooting at a 7-Eleven in the northwest party of the valley which took place early Tuesday morning. According to police, around 2:15 a.m. an officer pulled up to the 7-Eleven at Lake Mead and Jones Boulevards to get a drink. At the same time, two people ran out of the store […]

Las Vegas police shoot a chimpanzee dead – video

“Residents and motorists in the area were forced to lock their doors during the nearly two-hour ordeal that began just after 10 a.m. in the area of Ann Road and Jones Boulevard. Police classified the chimps as “dangerous” and said an officer fired on one of the animals – a male – as it crossed […]