METRO: Armed robbery suspect shot several times by officers, expected to survive

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Summerlin. It happened just before 1:00am on Friday near Summerlin Parkway and Town Center Drive.

According to Metro Police, detectives were following up on a series of armed robberies in the valley. Police later noticed the suspects at a gas station.

When officers approached the vehicle, a man pulled out a gun and shot at officers. At least one Metro officer fired back, hitting the suspect multiple times.

A second suspect was in the vehicle, and suffered from minor injuries during the incident.

Both suspects were transported to University Medical Center. The female suspect is expected to be released. The male suspect is recovering and is expected to survive.

There are several traffic closures in the area. For more information, click here.

This is Metro Police’s 9th officer-involved shooting in their jurisdiction so far this year.

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