LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says it is investigating a shooting involving officers near Arville Street and Pennwood Avenue.
According to an LVMPD press briefing, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at about 6:30 p.m. When they arrived they say a man involved in the disturbance starting shooting at them.
When officers shot back they say the man ran away.
They were able to catch up to him, and he was shot by police. According to medical professionals on the scene, the man was pronounced dead.
LVMPD says one officer was hit with a bullet fragment and was treated and released on the scene.
The woman involved in the incident was also shot and police say she is expected to be fine.
Pennwood Avenue at Arville Street was closed to traffic due to the investigation.
WATCH LAS VEGAS POLICE UPDATE:
#BREAKING we are investigating an officer-involved shooting near Arville and Pennwood. All officers are ok. Please avoid the area. Pennwood at Arville is shutdown to traffic. We will provide updates as we know more. pic.twitter.com/zBrEht0mw5— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 5, 2021
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