LAS VEGAS (IHCT) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department were involved with an officer involved shooting on Thursday, Jan. 06, 2022. According to Captain Nick Farese with the LVMPD, police responded to a burglary in progress call at around 10:30am in the 6100 block of Francis Celia Ave.
Upon arrival, the police noticed a person matching the description of the suspect in the 5100 block of Broadbent Ave.
An officer gave the suspect verbal commands, which the suspect failed to follow. The suspect produced a knife and charged one of the officers. The officer shot the suspect. The suspect was transported to Sunrise Hospital, but died of his injuries.