Metro officers involved in deadly downtown shooting identified


The two Metro Police officers involved in a pursuit and deadly downtown shooting have been identified.

The officers were Officer William Umana, 37, who has been with Metro since Aug. 2001 and Officer Paul Solomon, 46, who has been with Metro since Sept. 2005.

Both officers are on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of the shooting.

The shooting happened Wednesday in downtown Las Vegas after the officers pursued the two suspects for several blocks and exchanged gunfire. One suspect was killed and the other was wounded.

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