(Las Vegas, NV) — An investigation continues into Metro’s latest officer-involved shooting. Twenty-three-year-old Jason Baires was shot and killed early yesterday morning, after police say he fired shots at officers who were chasing him near Washington and Michael Way. A detective was wounded, but is expected to recover. Police say Baires was a suspect in the beating death of 50-year-old Rodolfo Velasco-Bayardo. The “Review-Journal” says Baires had several prior convictions for drugs and theft.
(Photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)(Photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)