A Las Vegas police officer was shot on Sunday in an ambush-style attack. A shooter walked up to the police car, opening fire and injuring one of the officers in the two-man police cruiser. The suspect is now in custody.
UPDATE 6:54 p.m. PDT: More details emerge in the ambush-style shooting of the Las Vegas police officer. The suspect has been identified by police as a Hispanic male. News3LV reports both officers exited the vehicle when they determined they were taking fire. The passenger officer was struck in the right hand while exiting the vehicle. One of the officers was able to pull a citizen out of the line of fire and move them to a position of safety.
“The driver (police officer) saw a suspect, a Hispanic Male. The driver yelled at him, where is the gun, and the suspect dropped it,” Undersheriff McMahill told the Las Vegas television station. He said they arrested the suspect and then found a Springfield handgun. Police believe they have a name for the suspect, but have not yet confirmed it. More information will be released on Tuesday.
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