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Names Released of Officers Involved in Shooting

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police have released the names of the officers involved in a shooting that left one man dead.

Officer Paul Kunz, 28, has been on the force since May 2007, Officer Justin Marzec, 29, has been on the force since Jan. 2007 and Officer Joshua Giese, 28, has been on the force since Nov. 2006. All are on paid administrative leave until the review of the shooting is finished.

The officers responded to a call around 2 a.m. Saturday at an apartment complex at Boulder Highway and Flamingo Road. The parents of the man who was shot had called to report that he was suicidal.

When officers arrived, Patrick Heki came out of the apartment armed with several weapons and started firing, police said.

The three officers returned fire, hitting and killing Heki.

His father, Dan Unger, told 8 News NOW that his son was depressed, but he did not point his weapons at the officers. He has promised legal action against the department for the shooting.

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