Henderson cops release name of officer associated with shooting; suspect apprehended

HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) –

Henderson authorities launched the name of the officer associated with a shooting in front of a community supermarket on Sunday night.

Officer Eric Nielsen fired at a vehicle after the chauffeur struck him and another officer with the car, authorities stated. The main suspect was apprehended and a female of interest was also located on Monday evening.

Officers reacted about 8:10 p.m. to a shopping center in the 2600 block of Windmill Parkway, near Pecos Roadway, to reports of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot, Henderson policeman Rod Peña stated.

As officers called the driver of the lorry, a physical altercation in between the driver and an officer happened as a second officer got here to help. The guy involved in the run-in entered into the motorist’s side of a Toyota and removed, striking two officers with his automobile. Both suffered “very minor injuries,” Peña said. A lady was currently seated in the lorry.

As the vehicle got away, Nielsen fired a couple of rounds at the car. The vehicle then left the scene.

Henderson police said Nielsen has actually been with the department considering that February 2015 and it on paid leave pending the examination.

Police identified the driver as 27-year-old Larry Calvert.

The female in the passenger seat was recognized as 26-year-old Marcella Levia, authorities stated. Police likewise identified an additional lady who ran from the scene on foot as 26-year-old Summer season Waters.

Members of the Crook Apprehension Group located Levia and jailed Calvert on Monday night when the car in the incident was found on the 3000 block of Early morning Wind Lane, near Cimarron Road and Cheyenne Opportunity, about 5:20 p.m.

. In a release, police said a individual unassociated to the case was seen leaving the home in the 1998 Toyota Camry utilized on Sunday. The motorist was visited authorities and offered info about the suspect’s area.

Cops stated Calvert experienced a minimum of 2 gunshot wounds and that Levia had actually obviously been run over and was injured throughout the event. Both were carried to a valley health center where Calvert remained in surgical treatment and Levia was “steady.”

Levia does not presently face any charges. Calvert will be accuseded of two counts of battery with a deadly weapon, authorities stated.

Waters is still thought about a person of interest and had not yet lain.

This was the first officer-involved shooting for the Henderson Authorities Department in 2018.

Anyone with details is urged to contact Henderson cops at 702-267-4911. To remain confidential, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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