LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– A man was shot by an LVMPD officer in the south Las Vegas valley on Saturday night, according to police.
Around 7:30 p.m., officers noticed a suspicious person near Serene Avenue and Haven Street, police said.
When the officers tried to stop the man, he pulled a gun out and the officers began to fire at the suspect and shot him.
According to police, the suspect, 37-year-old Steven Trovato, was transported to a local hospital to receive medical attention.
No other officers or citizens were injured during the incident, police stated. This is the ninth officer-involved shooting of 2022.
Trovato is facing several charges, including assaulting a protected person with a deadly weapon and resisting a public officer with a firearm.
This is an ongoing investigation, check back for updates.