NHP Fires At Suspect

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(photo: NHP)

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(Laughlin, NV)  —  No one was hurt when Nevada Highway Patrol troopers fired several shots at a suspect in Laughlin yesterday afternoon.  Authorities say a trooper tried to pull over the suspect for speeding on State Route 163. During the chase, the trooper lost control of his vehicle and crashed. A second trooper picked up the chase and followed the suspect into the heart of Laughlin.  The chase ended between the Regency and Aquarius Casinos, where the NHP officer fired three shots.  A male suspect surrendered and was taken into custody. The NHP is not releasing information about what prompted the officer to shoot.  Metro police are investigating the shooting.

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