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Fact-finding review scheduled for Miguel Salas shooting

Posted at 8:00 AM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 11:06:08-04

A fact-finding review of a shooting last August involving Las Vegas police will take place on May 25.

The shooting involved Miguel Salas. It happened in August of 2017. Officers were responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle when the incident occurred.

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Police officers were talking to Salas when he pulled out a gun and began firing at officers. A bullet hit one officer in the chest. 

A fact-finding review is a review of any shooting involving Las Vegas police. Fact-finding reviews replaced a process previously known as "coroner's inquest." It take place at the Clark County Government Center.

The District Attorney's officer will present witnesses and make a presentation of the essential facts surrounding the shooting. Questions are allowed after the presentation. The purpose of the review is to provide the public and related family with relevant information about the use of force. No formal determination about the manner or cause of death is rendered at fact-finding reviews.