A sign is seen atop among the hotel at the Venetian resort along the Las Vegas Strip.( File/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -.
A 40-year-old Las Vegas guy was determined as the person who died after being chased by officers at a Strip-area hotel early Sunday. The Clark County Coroner’s Office determined the man as Tashii S. Brown. His cause and manner of death remained pending Monday.
Inning accordance with Las Vegas City cops, officers attempted to stop a guy in the location of 3353 S. Las Vegas Blvd., near the Casino Royale hotel-casino, at about 1 a.m. The suspect first approached officers in the Venetian claiming that individuals were chasing him.
Cops said the suspect led officers on a chase to the back of the building, where he tried to open the tailgate of someone’s truck. He tried to get in through the side door, according to authorities.
The suspect removed from police and was tased when he aimed to go into an individual’s vehicle throughout the pursuit, inning accordance with authorities. When this attempt was not successful to take the man into custody, an officer then used a “lateral vascular neck restraint,” or chokehold.
Metro stated this department approved control strategy made the suspect pass out. He was then transferred to a medical facility but later died.
The event occurred on personal property, in an area not available to the general public, inning accordance with the LVMPD.
Members of the Office of Internal Oversight and Constitutional Policing are leading the examination. Metro stated this consists of the Force Investigation Team and the Important Occurrence Evaluation Team. Authorities did not divulge any further information immediately following the occurrence.
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