Las Vegas officers involved in shooting, police pursuit; suspect in custody

Las Vegas officers involved in shooting, police pursuit; suspect in custody
Las Vegas officers involved in shooting, police pursuit; suspect in custody(Kirk McLemore/FOX5)
Published: Aug. 11, 2022 at 7:52 PM PDT
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UPDATE: Las Vegas police have closed off several roads following a police pursuit turned officer-involved shooting.

  • W Craig Rd and North 5th St - entire intersection
  • S Decatur Blvd between W Oakey Blvd
  • W Charleston Blvd - northbound and southbound W Desert Inn Rd between S Jones Blvd & Duneville St - all directions

A Metro public information officer confirmed to FOX5 an officer and the suspect are being treated for their injuries at UMC.

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are investigating a police shooting and vehicle pursuit of a suspect Thursday night.

LVMPD said the incident started shortly after 7 p.m. Aug. 11 in the area of Pecos and Cheyenne. Police said officers were originally called about a robbery.

LVMPD said officers are currently involved in a vehicle pursuit with the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody near Charleston and Decatur around 8 p.m.

No injuries were reported as of 7:40 p.m.

Police called the situation a “dynamic event.” Citizens are advised to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.