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LAS VEGAS (IHCT) – NHP responded to an adult male who was in distress driving a black Toyota Tacoma in the area of the Red Rock Loop at Red Rock Canyon at around 6:38am, Thursday morning, Nov. 8th, 2021.

According to Trooper Travis Smaka, witnesses had reported that the truck had struck a fence near one of the campgrounds at the Red Rock area.

It was also reported that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department , Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Highway Patrol responded to this incident.

When authorities encountered the suspect, the suspect rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles with his vehicle.

Officers fired shots at the suspect. Suspect was rendered aid by officers and was transported by ambulance to the hospital in stable condition.

For more information, please contact Trooper Travis Smaka with the Nevada Highway Patrol.