LAS VEGAS (ALBOENEWS) — A police officer has reportedly been shot in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to local media.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon when Las Vegas Metro Police Department officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle in front of a business near the Las Vegas strip.

When officers approached the vehicle, the suspect or suspects fired shots at them, striking one officer.

The officer has been rushed to a local hospital in an unknown condition, according to FOX 5 Las Vegas.

UPDATE: The situation is reportedly an active scene as the suspect is barricaded inside the vehicle.

UPDATE 9:45 p.m. ET: Police confirm to AlBoeNEWS the suspect is dead.

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One comment

  1. Prayers for a full and speedy recovery for the officer, and strength for the family. Condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased.
    Wish we could just behave and get along. What happened to “love thy neighbor”?

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