Local News


North Las Vegas facing lawsuit over officer-involved shooting

Posted at 6:08 PM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 21:08:40-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The daughter of Robert Wenman, Ashley Rice, has filed a federal lawsuit against the North Las Vegas Police Department (NLVPD) and others for the fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred on June 22nd.

RELATED: Man threatening suicide killed by police at Craig Ranch Regional Park

Rice is suing the City of North Las Vegas, NLVPD, and Officer Robert Jameson for the death of her father according to a lawsuit filed on Thursday.

The complaint for damages includes:

  • Unreasonable Search and Seizure – Excessive Force, Wrongful Death & of Fourth Amendment.
  • Substantive Due Process – Violation of Fourteenth Amendment Deprivation of Familial Relationship
  • Municipal Liability for Unconstitutional Custom, Practice, or Policy
  • Municipal Liability – Failure to Train
  • Municipal Liability – Ratification
  • Battery (Wrongful Death)
  • Negligence (Wrongful Death)
  • Denial of Medical Care - Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution