NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police are involved in a police shooting on the 1800 block of East Fawn Hedge Court, which is in a neighborhood near Losee and Washburn close to Shadow Creek Golf Course.
Police have Fawn Hedge Court closed at this time. The shooting happened just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Police tell 8 News Now this incident began with a domestic violence call. When an officer arrived at the home, a person fled from the house. The officer confronted the person who police say they believed to have a weapon. At that point, police say the person did not cooperate and was shot by the officer.
Police say the suspect was injured by the shooting and taken in custody to a nearby hospital and expected to live. The officer involved in the shooting was not injured.
Officers also say the other person involved in the initial domestic violence call is ok.
Police tell 8 News Now they plan to release more information on the investigation within 72 hours.
This is a developing story and this story will be updated as needed.