Scene of an officer-involved shooting at Blue Diamond and Valley View Blvd, June 09, 2018.( Picture: Brad Boyer/FOX5 ) Scene of an officer-involved shooting at Blue Diamond and Valley View Blvd, June 09, 2018.( Photo: Brad Boyer/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas Metropolitan Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that injured an armed robbery suspect early Saturday early morning. The occurrence occurred on Blue Diamond Roadway and South Valley View Boulevard at roughly 12:30 a.m.
Investigators from Metro’s Major Lawbreakers Unit were carrying out security on a heist suspect, who was understood for at least 8 other armed robberies within a 2 week period, City Police said.
The suspect stopped at a corner store to obtain gas and investigators attempted to take the suspect into custody, City said.
Inning accordance with City, detectives provided commands to the suspect and he at first worked together with officers and got down on the ground.
The suspect then jumped up, ran into his car, put it into gear and tried to run away the scene, Metro Cops said.
A detective fired and struck the suspect, inning accordance with City Authorities. Medical personnel were instantly called and transported him to University Medical Center Injury, where he remains in steady condition.
According to Metro Authorities, a firearm was found in the suspect’s lorry. A female passenger who was with him was likewise nabbed.
This is the seventh officer-involved shooting for 2018.
The shooting is still under examination. Anyone with any details about the occurrence is advised to contact Metro’s Force Investigation Group at 702-828-8452. To stay anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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