LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating an in-custody death that happened at a pharmacy in the southwest valley.
According to police, an erratic man was was located inside a bathroom at a pharmacy on Fort Apache Road near Sunset Road at approximately 1:38 p.m on Monday afternoon.
Once officers arrived, they say the man did not comply with their verbal commands and struggled with officers as they attempted to take him into custody.
Police were eventually able to handcuff the man, however, they say he became combative and resisted arrest.
The man then became unresponsive and that’s when officers quickly removed his handcuffs and medical personnel began rendering aid.
Ultimately, the man was taken to Southern Hills Hospital, where he later died.
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