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UPDATE (AUG. 3) -- North Las Vegas police identified the officers involved with a deadly police shooting on July 29.

According to NLVPD, the officers are Forrest Walker, Laura Meza, Tyler Edwards and Collin Francis. Officer Walker has been with NLVPD for two years, Officer Edwards has been with NLVPD for three years and Officers Meza and Francis have both been with NLVPD for one year.

All officers involved are on routine paid administrative leave pending the completion of the investigation.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A man died after an officer-involved shooting early Wednesday morning.

North Las Vegas Police confirmed that the shooting happened around 2 a.m. on July 29 near Bruce Street and Tonopah Avenue. 

Police were responding to reports of a man walking in the streets in the area with a gun. Officers approached the subject who fit the description and saw that he was armed with a machete.

Police say the man refused to comply with verbal commands and lunged at officers with the machete raised. Four of the responding officers fired and struck the subject multiple times. 

The man was transported to University Medical Center and later succumbed to injuries. 

The Clark County Coroner's office will identify the man pending notification of next of kin. Within 72 hours, the North Las Vegas Police Department will identify the involved officers, who are on routine paid administrative leave. 

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Good work officers! Keep cleaning the streets of these scum. May you all be at peace with your necessary and lawful use of force.

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