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Metro IDs officers involved in shooting of intruder

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Southaly Ketmany was shot by police after breaking into a home and causing a standoff Tuesday. (Kim Reroma) Southaly Ketmany was shot by police after breaking into a home and causing a standoff Tuesday. (Kim Reroma)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Metro police, on Friday, identified the officers involved in a deadly shooting on Tuesday night.

Officer Jay James, 40, has been employed with Metro since March 2000, and currently serves in SWAT.

Officer Douglas Ericsson, 42, has been with Metro since February 1995. He works with SWAT as well.

Both James and Ericsson have been placed on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of a review of the shooting.

While the Clark County Coroner's office has not released the identity of the intruder, who was shot in a home near Pebble and Gillespie Tuesday night, his ex-wife identified him to FOX5 as Southaly Ketmany.

The incident began, when a resident arrived home to find Ketmany on his sofa clothed in nothing but his underpants. The homeowner fled and called police.

When police arrived, Ketmany refused to leave the house, allegedly brandishing a knife and a hammer.

When SWAT entered the house, police said Ketmany lunged at them, prompting them to fire on him.

Ketmany was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

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