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Fact-finding review looking into police shooting last year

Posted at 6:42 AM, Jun 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 09:50:43-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Today a fact-finding review will take place into a shooting involving police in May of last year.

The shooting resulted in the death of Justin Charland.

Police say the 40-year-old was walking around Vegas Valley Drive and Lamb carrying a sword.

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Charland was shot and killed after police say he lunged at officers with a sword.

Last month the City Of Las Vegas was given notice the Charland family would be filing a lawsuit against Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for excessive force by the officers involved.

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