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County acknowledges officers who helped victims of park shooting

Tuesday, Might 15, 2018|4:12 p.m.

. The Clark County Commission today recognized two law enforcement officers who rushed to the scene of a shooting last month at Sundown Park and provided first aid to a males and female who were injured while going to a company picnic.

Clark County Park Law Enforcement Officer Anthony Guerrero and Sgt. Wade Barnhart were granted the Exemplary Service Medal at today’s commission conference.

“I wish to thank you– we wish to thank you– for your service and for the assistance you provided to these shooting victims,” Commissioner Jim Gibson stated. “Exactly what took place was a horrible tragedy, one that must’ve been an extremely distressing event for everybody involved.”

Metro Cops allege a dissatisfied table games dealership at the Venetian planned the shooting and targeted 2 gambling establishment executives– Mia Banks, vice president of casino operations, and Hector Rodriguez, executive director of table games.

Guerrero was on patrol when he heard the gunshots and rushed to the scene to find individuals escaping and shrieking, Gibson stated. He carried out CPR on Banks, while Barnhart worked to stop the bleeding on Rodriguez, Gibson said.

Banks, 54, passed away at Dawn Hospital and Medical Center, while Rodriguez was anticipated to recover, Metro Cops stated.

Anthony Wrobel was quickly recognized as the suspect and was apprehended in the Texas several days later, Metro Authorities said.

Wrobel, 42, is waiting for extradition on counts of murder, attempted murder and battery with a deadly weapon, according to court logs.

Prosecutor: Kid acknowledges beginning California wildfire


Eric Paul Zamora/ The Fresno Bee by means of AP

A helicopter flies over Willow Creek Canyon as a wildfire continues burning in the Sierra near Bass Lake, Calif., Monday, July 27, 2015.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015|5:30 p.m.

FRESNO, Calif.– A district attorney states a kid has acknowledged beginning a California wildfire that threatens hundreds of mountain homes near Fresno.

Madera County District Lawyer David Linn stated Tuesday that he and investigators met the child and his household.

Linn states they child utilized a lighter to burn pine needles on a tree, and the flames escaped him, even though he tried to smother the fire with his clothes.

The child’s family reported the fire to officials and has actually complied with the examination.

Linn decreased to identify the boy who continues to be at home and could be charged next week.

The fire threatens 450 structures in the woody communities of Bass Lake and Cascadel Woods north of Fresno.

It has burned 3 square miles, and is 5 percent included.