UPDATE: Photo released of suspect shot by officers

LAS VEGAS-- The suspect shot by Metro Police in the Northeast valley Sunday is facing numerous charges. Police released his photo Tuesday. 

Police say DeAnthony Brown, 24, pulled a handgun on them during a vehicle chase. The chase began shortly before 10 a.m. when police were called to the 4800 block of Cleopatra near East Gowan and North Nellis for reports of a man being shot.  

When officers arrived, they found a shooting victim with non life-threatening injures. That person was taken to University Medical Center. Police were given information that the shooter fled in a red Mustang.

Officers stopped the vehicle near East Clear Lake and East Gold Mist.  Both people inside the car tried to escape on foot. Police say, Brown, the driver of the vehicle pulled out a handgun. A Metro sergeant fired and injured him. Brown was taken to UMC where he was treated for his injuries.

He is facing charges of attempted murder, battery, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a gun by a prohibited person, assault and endangering others.

The other suspect, identified as Kevin Lay Jr., 23, barricaded himself inside a nearby home. Metro's SWAT team was called in and able to take him into custody.

Lay is facing charges of attempted murder, battery, conspiracy to commit murder, burglary and endangering others.

Metro Police believe the original shooting may have been gang-related.


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