Metro police release details in shooting that left 2 officers injured, 1 suspect dead

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Metro police discuss the details of an Officer-involved shooting that left the suspect dead and 2 officers injured on Monday, Jan. 10.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police have released the details on the suspect in a deadly officer-involved shooting that occurred on Monday, Jan. 10.

The shooting resulted in a suspect getting killed and two officers being injured.

The shooting happened around 5 a.m. at an apartment complex on South Nellis Boulevard near Vegas Valley Drive. Police went to the complex to serve a search warrant on a murder case investigation from Nov. 2021.

The shooting victim was identified as 19-year-old Isaiah Tyree Williams.

Metro released the names of the SWAT officers involved in the shooting but did not identify which two were injured.

  • Officer Brice Clements, 36, who has been employed with LVMPD since 2009
  • Officer Alex Gonzales, 39, who has been employed with LVMPD since 2006.
  • Officer James Rothenburg, 39, who has been employed with LVMPD since 2008.
  • Sgt. Russell Backman, 46, who has been employed with LVMPD since 1999.

This was Metro’s second officer-involved shooting since the beginning of the year.

At this time last year Metro had zero officer-involved shootings.

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