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UPDATE: Henderson police say barricade turned into fatal shooting involving police

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Posted at 4:24 PM, Sep 21, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Henderson Police Department says a barricade situation turned into a shooting involving officers on Charleston Boulevard between Honolulu and Sacramento, near the U.S. 95 overpass.

UPDATE: Henderson police say man was pointing gun at bystanders before officers fired

At approximately 3:44 p.m. HPD SWAT officers were called to the area after a request by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police regarding a person with a gun.

Nevada Highway Patrol also reported that both north and southbound off-ramps of the U.S. 95 at Charleston Boulevard were closed due to the incident. They have since reopened.

Upon the initial encounter with the person, an officer-involved shooting occurred when 2 HPD SWAT officers shot the person.

Emergency medical services arrived however, the person was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.

No other injuries were reported during the incident.

Nevada Highway Patrol also reported that both north and southbound off-ramps of the U.S. 95 at Charleston Boulevard were closed due to the incident. They have since reopened.

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This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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