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UPDATE: Video released for Henderson shooting involving stolen motorcycle, cops

Witness: 40 gunshots heard
This is the scene of a police-officer involved shooting in Henderson Thursday evening near Warm Springs and Lake Mead Parkway.
This is the scene of a police-officer involved shooting in Henderson Thursday evening near Warm Springs and Lake Mead Parkway.
This is the scene of a police-officer involved shooting in Henderson Thursday evening near Warm Springs and Lake Mead Parkway.
This is the scene of a police-officer involved shooting in Henderson Thursday evening near Warm Springs and Lake Mead Parkway.
This is the scene of a police-officer involved shooting in Henderson Thursday evening near Warm Springs and Lake Mead Parkway.
Posted at 11:28 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2020-01-22 22:41:42-05

UPDATE JAN 22: The Henderson Police Department has released a video showing the shooting in December involving police officers and a man now identified as 42-year-old Daniel Thornburg.

WARNING: The video below may be disturbing to some viewers.

Thornburg is facing 5 counts of attempted murder of a protected person, count of possession of a stolen firearm, and one count of ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

A booking photo of Thornburg has not been released.

UPDATE DEC. 15: Henderson police say the following officers were involved in the Dec. 12 shooting: Sgt. Kevin Abernathy, Officer Chad Burgess, Officer Chad Casey, Officer Jesse Hehn, and Officer Daniel Medrano.

LIST: Shootings involving Las Vegas valley police officers | 2019

Sgt. Abernathy has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since August of 2003 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Burgess has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since September of 2007 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Casey has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since July of 2014 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Hehn has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since July of 2014 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Medrano has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since June of 2008 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

This is the seventh shooting involving the Henderson Police Department for 2019. The incident remains under investigation.

ORIGINAL STORY
HENDERSON (KTNV) -- Henderson police say a man connected to a suspected stolen motorcycle shot at officers and they returned fire near Lake Mead Parkway and Warm Springs Road on Thursday.

The department says an officer was conducting a traffic stop on a motorcycle with two people on board.

LIST: Shootings involving Las Vegas valley police officers | 2019

During the stop, the officer learned it was reported stolen and requested additional units.

One of the riders pointed officers in the direction of the supposed owner, and when they went to question him, he ran off into the backyard of a nearby home on Cannes Street near Madrid Avenue.

Officers went into the backyard and that's when police say there was an exchange of gunfire.

"When I got back I noticed my mom was standing outside and I just wanted to make sure she was OK and she wasn't in trouble," said Austin Bean, a witness.

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"And as I was standing next to her, two of the cops went in the backyard with permission to go and search the premises for a guy. And when they went back there, about 40 shots opened up,"

The gunman was injured and taken to the hospital.

As of 11:30 p.m. Thursday, his condition was not publicly released.

No officers were injured.

This is the seventh shooting involving Henderson Police Department within the City of Henderson's jurisdiction in 2019.

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