Las Vegas police say a man charged at a female police sergeant before he was shot at an apartment complex near Tropicana Avenue and Boulder Highway Wednesday night.
The officer has been identified as Sergeant Daniella Cino. Sergeant Cino is 34 years old has been employed with the LVMPD since January, 2007. She is assigned to the Community Policing Division’s Southeast Area Command.
Investigators say the lone sergeant was responding to a call of the suspect attacking a woman around 9:05 p.m.
When the officer arrived, investigators say the officer saw the man on top of the woman stabbing her.
The man reportedly followed commands to get off of the woman, but police say he charged at the officer. The police sergeant opened fire.