OFFICER DOWN: Officer Shot In Back Of Head During Casino Arrest
A Las Vegas Metro police officer was shot Monday night
Las Vegas, NV – A Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer was shot in the head from behind late Monday night.
The officer was in a fight with a suspect in front of Circus Circus when somebody walked him from behind and shot him in the head, according to KLAS.
The officer was transported to UMC Hospital and is on life support.
No information has been released about the shooter.
There was another shooting at the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse in Las Vegas around the same time.
The timeline of events is not clear at this time.
A suspect opened fire at the courthouse and officers on scene returned fire.
The suspect was hit several times, according to KLAS. The condition of the suspect has not been released.
#DEVELOPING: We are working to get more information. Again, Metro sources tell us an officer was shot in the head near Circus Circus. There are a lot of moving parts & @LVMPD is very busy. Stay with @8NewsNow for the latest updates. Here are more pics from @UMCSN. #8NN pic.twitter.com/W1wWtQXB1N
— Orko Manna (@orko_manna) June 2, 2020
My Office has been notified that the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is currently working two separate incidents in Las Vegas. The State is in contact with local law enforcement and continues to monitor the situation.
— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) June 2, 2020
BREAKING: Massive police presence at the Lloyd George Federal Courthouse. Reports indicate a suspect fired a shot near the building causing police to return fire. Suspect hit multiple times. Stick with @8NewsNow for more info. pic.twitter.com/YtHNLyWGRC
— Eric Jungblut (@JungblutEric) June 2, 2020
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Author: Christopher Berg
Source: Defensemaven: BREAKING: Las Vegas Metro Officer Shot In Head From Behind