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Cops: Officer shoots, wounds female with shovel

Authorities shoot lady '' acting unpredictably' ' with shovel in east Las Vegas

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” 0″ src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/05/16751291_G.jpg” width=” 180 “/ >( Kurt Rempe/FOX5). LAS VEGAS (FOX5)-. Las Vegas authorities were on scene of an officer-involved shooting in the east Las Vegas Valley on Saturday night.

About 10:13 p.m., officers reacted to 3437 Huge Sur Drive, near Nellis Boulevard and Desert Inn Road. Lt. Peter Kisfalvi of City police stated a female armed with a shovel was “acting unpredictably.”

Police said the lady was told to put the shovel down, but the lady turned and approached a neighboring person. An officer fired his weapon and struck the lady, inning accordance with authorities.

She was transferred to Daybreak Health center with a minimum of one gunshot injury. She was in severe but critical condition.

Nobody else was injured, Kisfalvi said. The name of the officer involved, along with the name of the lady, will be launched at a future date.

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