Metro Officers Involved in Tuesday Shooting Identified

LAS VEGAS -- The three Metro Police officers involved in a shooting outside of a Dotty's Casino on March 4, 2014 have been identified by Metro.

Officer Darrin Kaplan, 44, has been employed with Metro since June 2008. Officer Chrisnar Sok, 28, has been with Metro since June 2009 and Officer Christian Belt, 35, has been with Metro since Oct. 2008.

Police shot Jason Mahe, 29, outside of a Dotty's Casino on N. Rancho Drive near Vegas Drive. According to police, Mahe, who had been trying to use counterfeit money at a nearby store, pulled a gun on the officers.

The officers are on paid administrative leave pending the investigation into the shooting.


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