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LVMPD releases bodycam video of shooting involving police

Posted at 6:14 PM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 21:15:55-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — We're learning more about a deadly shooting involving police that happened at a convenience store near Pecos Road and Carey Avenue last week.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police say this body camera video shows 34-year-old Maurice Parker behind the register.

They say he was suspected of shooting into a vehicle earlier in the day.

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Police say the video shows parker putting his hands up when he's told but moments later he reaches into his waistband to get a gun then turns toward the officers.

That's when officers opened fire.

Parker died at the scene.