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Man accused of shooting Las Vegas police officer at Allegiant Stadium identified

Posted at 10:37 AM, Jul 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 19:50:38-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police have identified the man who shot a police officer on Saturday night at Allegiant Stadium.

28-year-old Lyndon Troung is currently being held at Clark County Detention Center. He has been charged with battery with use of a deadly weapon against a first responder; resisting a public officer with a firearm, and battery with use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm.

Police who were working the first concert at Allegiant Stadium responded to a disturbance around 1:30 a.m.

They took a man into custody and were walking him to the security office when he gained access to an officer’s gun and shot an officer.

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Another officer also received minor injuries during the incident. Both are expected to recover.

He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. on July 6.