UPDATE: The officers involved in the shooting have been identified as Sergeant Anthony Sanchez-Martinez and Officer Sarena Ulibarri.
Sergeant Sanchez-Martinez has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since February 2015 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.
Officer Ulbarri has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since July 2021 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.
Both officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Henderson police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one woman injured in the southeast valley.
On Friday around 4:30 p.m., officers responded to the 1000 block of Center Street near Warm Springs Road and Lake Mead Boulevard after a report of a domestic dispute between a mother and her adult daughter.
The person reporting the incident told police that a woman was outside holding a knife, threatening the other woman yelling, “I will kill you.” The same woman, later identified as 33-year-old Shena Reiber, was then seen stabbing stairs with the knife while yelling “Kill me.”
When officers arrived Reiber began to approach the officers while holding a large knife.
HPD said officers gave Reiber several verbal commands to put the knife down however, Reiber did not comply.
After multiple attempts to deescalate the situation, police said Reiber continued aggressing officers with the knife pointed in a “threatening manner,” resulting in an officer shooting at Reiber.
Reiber was hit and officers administered first aid until paramedics arrived. She was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive, police said.
No officers were injured during the incident.
Reiber was booked into the Henderson Detention Center in absentia on two counts of attempted murder with a deadly weapon and two counts of assault on a protected person with a deadly weapon.
The involved officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.
This shooting was the second officer-involved shooting in Henderson Police Department’s jurisdiction.