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Eight Henderson officers identified in Saturday deadly shooting

Posted at 9:06 AM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 18:46:31-04

Henderson Police are investigating a shooting involving an officer on Auto Show Drive, near the intersection of North Gibson Road.

Interactive Map: Shootings involving Las Vegas valley officers in 2018

According to officials, police received a call of a violent robbery at around 4:52 a.m. Saturday in the area of Teton Ranch Avenue and Carnegie Street, near the intersection of West Horizon Ridge Parkway and Green Valley Parkway.

The suspect vehicle was later spotted by patrol officers near the intersection of Boulder Highway and East Texas Avenue, just south of Lake Mead Parkway, and a traffic stop was attempted but the driver refused to pull over.

A chase ensued and the suspect stopped, exited the vehicle with a gun and fled on foot near the intersection of North Gibson Road and Trail Canyon Road, north of Auto Show Drive.

Shots were fired soon after and the suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene.

On Monday, Henderson police released the names of eight officers involved in Saturday's shooting. They are all on paid administrative leave.

  • Officer Andrew Avanessian, employed since January 2017
  • Officer Justin Chronister, employed since February 2015
  • Officer Robert Hollingsworth, employed since July 2016
  • Officer Joschua Loftis, employed since July 2015
  • Officer Luke Good, employed since July 2015
  • Officer Nicklaus Hamby, employed since January 2017
  • Officer Michael Stevens, employed since July 2015
  • Officer Michael Mayle, employed since January 2016