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Las Vegas police officer Shay Mikalonis has jaw surgery after shooting

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 20:26:26-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Shay Mikalonis underwent jaw surgery over the weekend and remains in critical condition, according to a member with a Facebook group for officers' wives.

Mikalonis was shot while arresting protesters near the Circus Circus hotel-casino on June 1.

He was reportedly shot by a 20-year-old man named Edgar Samaniego, who was staying at the Travelodge near the hotel-casino.

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Samaniego was not a protester and told police that protesters were causing problems.