Police investigating first officer shooting of 2017

LAS VEGAS, NV - Metro Police are investigating its first police involved shooting of the new year.

Police say a several plain clothed detectives were working in the area of Carmen and Jones when one of them was approached by two men.

Police say one of those men had a gun, and tried robbing the detective.

That detective did tell the suspects he was an officer, then pulled out his weapon, before shooting one of the suspects.

Police say the second suspect fled from the area.

No officer was hurt in the incident.

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