FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Gunman Opens Fire in Las Vegas Apartment Complex, Killed by Police

March 09, 2010  | 

One person was killed and three were injured in a shooting Monday in Nevada's eastern valley that involved Las Vegas Metro Police.

Authorities responded at 1:58 p.m. to the Silver Pines apartment complex at 6650 E. Russell Road, which is east of Russell's intersection with Boulder Highway. The location is across the street from Silverbowl Park and is less than a mile from Sam Boyd Stadium.

Capt. Randy Montandon said a man shot three people, killing one person and injuring two others. Police then shot the gunman in the parking lot of the apartment complex after a confrontation.

The gunman and the two surviving victims were taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. Authorities aren't sure how many officers fired at the suspect and it wasn't immediately clear what prompted police to draw a weapon, although investigators said the man did have a gun when police shot him.

Read Full Story at LasVegasSun.com

Tags: Las Vegas Metro PD, Officer Involved Shootings, Deadly Force


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Bills for Extra LE Response for Ferguson, Mo., Coming Due
Now that the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., apparently has subsided, the bills soon will come...
Missouri Police Sued for $40 Million Over Actions in Ferguson Protests
A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Mo., after a white officer killed a...
Shot California Officer Still in Coma
San Bernardino (Calif.) PD Officer Gabriel Garcia remains in critical condition and in a...
Texas Constable Killed in Patrol Car Accident
A long-time Titus County, Texas, constable has died following a wreck in Mt. Pleasant...
Border Patrol Revamps Practices to Settle Lawsuit
U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine