Cops kill gunman after he shoots dead three people near Las Vegas


Cops kill gunman after he shoots dead three people and injures another near Las Vegas

  • Four people were shot dead and one person was injured in an officer-involved shooting in Henderson, Nevada Tuesday around 11am
  • Cops received a 911 call about gunfire and ‘someone with a possible gunshot wound in a nearby doorway’ 
  • When police arrived they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds and a ‘possible suspect’ sitting in a nearby car  
  • When officers approached the suspect, it resulted in the shooting
  • The possible suspect is one of the deceased, Henderson Police said 

Four people have been shot dead and another person has been injured in a police officer-involved shooting that broke out Tuesday morning in Nevada. 

Around 11am police received a 911 call about gunfire and ‘someone with a possible gunshot wound in a nearby doorway’ in Henderson near Stephanie Street and Wigwam Avenue, about 15 miles from Las Vegas. 

When police arrived they found two peple suffering from gunshot wounds and a ‘possible suspect’ in a parked nearby car, Henderson Police Department Capt. Jason Kuzik said.

Four people have been shot dead and another person has been injured in a police officer-involved shooting that broke out Tuesday morning in Nevada

Cops received a 911 call about gunfire and 'someone with a possible gunshot wound in a nearby doorway'. When police arrived they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds and a 'possible suspect' sitting in a nearby car. When officers approached the suspect, it resulted in the shooting. SWAT vehicles pictured at the shooting scene

Cops received a 911 call about gunfire and ‘someone with a possible gunshot wound in a nearby doorway’. When police arrived they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds and a ‘possible suspect’ sitting in a nearby car. When officers approached the suspect, it resulted in the shooting. SWAT vehicles pictured at the shooting scene

The officers then tried to contact the potential suspect and contact ‘resulted in an officer-involved shooting.’

Kuzik said that five people were involved in the shooting and four died including the ‘possible suspect’ who was shot by police. 

The injured person was transported to a nearby hospital. It’s not clear what condition they are in, according to Fox5.

Henderson Police Department Capt. Jason Kuzik said the 'possible suspect' is among the deceased. Police have not released the names or ages of the victims in the shooting

Henderson Police Department Capt. Jason Kuzik said the ‘possible suspect’ is among the deceased. Police have not released the names or ages of the victims in the shooting

Officers pictured at the scene of a fatal shooting in front of an apartment complex in Henderson, Nevada

Officers pictured at the scene of a fatal shooting in front of an apartment complex in Henderson, Nevada

The details of the shooting are hazy and it’s not clear how many people police shot at or if the man branded the ‘possible suspect’ was injured prior to the arrival of officers. 

In a press conference Tuesday afternoon Kuzik said the names and ages of the victims had not been confirmed. 

This is an ongoing investigation.    



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