LAS VEGAS – According to investigators, a man was shot and killed by Henderson police on Saturday after he allegedly stole an item from a business and pulled out a gun.
The incident was reported at around 7:10 a.m. when police received information about a theft at a business near Boulder Highway.
Officers approached the man who matched the suspect’s description, but he was uncooperative and walked away while carrying a gun.
He continued until he reached a business, where he put the gun to his head. Officers attempted to de-escalate the situation, but the suspect continued to be unresponsive, and one officer fired his weapon, hitting the man.
The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The identity of the man killed has not been released, and information on the item taken has not been disclosed.
Anyone with information is asked to call Henderson Police or Crime Stoppers.
Credits: 8 News Now
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