City Police officer associated with shooting identified

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015|12:52 p.m.

. The officer involved in a Sept. 4 shooting in the main valley that left another officer with a gunshot wound to the leg has been recognized as 35-year-old Malik Grego-Smith.

According to City Authorities:

Grego-Smith, who has been utilized with the department considering that 2008, and Officer Jeremy Robertson, 37, had actually opened the back door to a house in the 6700 block of Oveja Circle while reacting to a burglar call when they were bombarded.

Robertson was shot in the upper leg with exactly what was thought to be an AK-47.

Grego-Smith returned fire, striking Steven Turner, 24, in the calf, then releasing an authorities canine that bit Clemon Hudson, 20, on the head and hands.

Robertson was taken to University Medical Center in steady condition and went through surgical treatment.

Turner and Hudson were brought to UMC prior to being brought to the Clark County Detention Center.

They were apprehended on suspicion of attempted murder of a law enforcement agent, conspiracy to dedicate murder and theft with a firearm, to name a few counts. Authorities believe a third suspect might have left the scene in a white Nissan Maxima.

Grego-Smith, who is appointed to the Northwest Location Command’s Neighborhood Policing Department, has actually been put on regular paid management leave as the incident is reviewed.

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