Officer Involved Shooting in NW Las Vegas.
Las Vegas – Metro police were involved in a shooting this morning in the area of N. Buffalo and Westcliff Drives on Musical Lane. Police say they were called to the scene shortly before seven o’clock. Investigators says 23 year old Rafael Olivas was involved in an argument with his mother, that escalated. arriving on the scene officers say they encountered Olivas weilding a knife they ordered him to drop the knife. They says when he refused officers fired non lethal rounds but to no avail. Officers then opened fire wounding Olivas who was rushed to UMC where he was later prounced dead. THe Metro investigation continues.