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UPDATE: Police release body camera footage of officer shooting gun

Posted at 10:08 PM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 03:25:28-04

UPDATE AUG. 12: Las Vegas police have identified the man shot by an officer just east of the Las Vegas Strip, and the department released body camera footage of the incident.

The man shot was identified as Austin Cadeaux during a press briefing on Monday.

Assistant Sheriff Brent Zimmerman also told the media that the officer fired 13 rounds at Caseaux. Police say Cadeaux rammed two cruisers with a truck before the officer opened fire.

Cadeaux is being held in the Clark County Detention Center.


UPDATE AUG. 9: Las Vegas police have released the name of the officer involved in a shooting on Aug. 7.

Police say 25-year-old officer Joshua Byington has been employed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since December of 2016.

Byington has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of this incident.

UPDATE AUG. 8: Las Vegas police has released details about the shooting involving an officer on Wednesday night.

Police say that officers spotted a U-Haul pickup that had evaded them a few days prior shortly before 9 a.m. at a convenience store in the 3600 block of Paradise Road.

The officers attempted to stop the pickup but the driver put the truck into reverse and rammed a police car.

He then drove over a curb and hit another patrol car.

At that point, an officer in the first vehicle got out and fire multiple rounds at the driver.

The driver continued and eventually stopped after hitting two citizen vehicles at the intersection of Paradise Roa and Karen Avenue.

The man then got out of the vehicle and ran away. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody and transported to Sunrise Hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

his is the 12 th officer involved shooting of 2019. Per policy, the identity of the officer involved will be released after 48 hours.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting involving an officer one day after a separate shooting involving an officer in Henderson.

Police say the Las Vegas shooting happened in the 3600 Block of Paradise Road, near Paradise Road and Sahara Avenue, shortly before 9 p.m.

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The suspect is in custody and was transported to Sunrise Hospital in unknown condition.

As of 11:30 p.m. roads remained closed in the area.

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On Tuesday night there was a separate shooting involving an officer in Henderson.

Henderson Police Department says an officer shot an unarmed 15-year-old suspect after he tried to rob a convenience store and run from responding officers.

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