Road Rage Suspect Allegedly Fired at Las Vegas Police Before Being Shot and Killed by Cops
By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, January 4, 2023 7:28 am
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (702 Times, NV Globe) – After an incident last week in which officers shot and killed a suspect in a road rage incident, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department gave an update on the situation on Tuesday.
According to LVMPD, a stolen gun scenario turned into a road rage altercation last Friday morning between Nellis and Bonanza, which resulted in a fatal police shot.
Around 11:01 a.m., according to Las Vegas police On December 30, police were called to a road rage incident that had been recorded on video by another car.
Officers said that during the road rage incident, the suspect, William Konkol, 60, brandished a pistol that had been taken earlier in the day from a motorcycle rider at another motorist.
After the incident, according to LVMPD, Konkol was stopped by police, but he wouldn’t stop, so they had to physically stop his car.
Konkol allegedly tried to drive his car at police and fired one shot at them. Konkol was hit by officers’ retaliatory fire and killed at the scene, according to LVMPD.
According to the authorities, Konkol used the stolen pistol to fire one bullet at police. The three implicated officers shot between 10 and 17 bullets, according to LVMPD.
According to the LVMPD, the incident on Friday was the 8th deadly officer-involved shooting in 2022.
Credits: Fox 5 Vegas
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