NLVPD: Sunday morning traffic stop escalates to officer-involved shooting


NORTH LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — North Las Vegas police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred during an attempted traffic stop on the CC-215 at Range Road, between Lamb Boulevard and the I-15.

North Las Vegas police say an officer attempted to stop a maroon F250 pickup for speeding on eastbound Interstate 215 between Pecos Road and Lamb Boulevard.

The pickup failed to stop for the officer and eventually lost control on Interstate 215 at Range Road.

The pickup then accelerated toward the officer, he fired at least one round from his duty weapon before the suspect fled in the vehicle.  

The suspect was stopped and taken into custody a short distance away, at Range Road and El Campo Grande Avenue, without incident.

There were no injuries to the suspect or to the officer.

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