Las Vegas police, CCSDPD investigate officer-involved shooting on Western High School campus parking lot

When police arrived, officers said a car was seen moving at a high rate of speed.
Published: Mar. 29, 2022 at 2:36 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said it is assisting the Clark County School District Police Department with a shooting investigation Tuesday afternoon near Bonanza and Decatur.

According to Las Vegas police, the investigation occurred in the 4600 block of West Bonanza Road, near West Washington Avenue and North Decatur Boulevard Tuesday afternoon, March 29.

CCSDPD LT. Bryan Zink said officers received reports of a fight and vehicle with a weapon as school was being dismissed for day at Western High School.

When police arrived, officers said a car was seen moving at a high rate of speed. Officers gave verbal commands to stop, however the car kept going, Zink said.

The car struck a student in the parking lot and continued driving towards police, Zink said. The student suffered non-life-threatening.

Officers fired several rounds at the car as it exited the parking lot of the school, Zink said.

The gunfire by police injured two juveniles inside the car. They were taken to area hospitals for treatment, however their injuries are unknown, according to Zink.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the officer-involved shooting with CCSDPD and will provide a briefing within 72 hours.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.