Officer-Involved Shooting in North Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS  (AP) -- North Las Vegas police say a 52-year-old man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after exchanging fire with officers.

Police say they responded about 7 p.m. Sunday to reports of a man trying to hurt himself on Winterdale Street, near Hammer Lane and Valley Drive.

Investigators say five officers went into the home to try contacting the man when he fired a gun at officers. Police say two officers returned fire.

The suspect surrendered to police and was taken to University Medical Center. No police were injured.

The two officers were placed on paid administrative leave as the investigation continues.


More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Community Calendar
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Connect with 8 News NOW
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Founder's Day of Caring
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Community Pride
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Politics Now
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

Video Center