Las Vegas police identify officers involved in downtown shooting

Las Vegas Metro police identified the officers involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting on July 11, 2018. (FOX5)

Las Vegas Metro police identified two officers involved in a deadly officer-involved shooting Wednesday.

Police said Officer William Umana and Officer Paul Solomon were involved in the incident which started as a vehicle pursuit and ended in the area of Ogden Avenue and 18th Street.

According to police, officers attempted to stop a suspect vehicle in the area of 29th Street and Constantine Avenue. They believed the suspects were involved in a deadly shooting in the 1400 block of North Eastern Avenue, near Owens Avenue.

When officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver left at high speed. Police followed the suspects who then opened fire and shot at police multiple times. Gunshots were exchanged with police and the pursuit came to an end at 18th Street and Ogden when the suspect's vehicle crashed into a wall at Hollingworth Elementary School.

One suspect was arrested and taken to University Medical Center for treatment, police said. Another suspect, identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as Fidel Miranda, died at the scene.

Umana, 37, has been employed with the department since August 2001, police said. Solomon, 46, has been with the department since September 2005.

Both officers are assigned to the Tourist Safety Division, Downtown Area Command, the department said.

They have been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the review of the incident.

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