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18th Shooting By Police Started As A Suicide Call

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a person is dead after a police shooting during a call about an attempted suicide behind a shopping center near a Las Vegas freeway.

Las Vegas police Officer Larry Hadfield says he doesn’t have immediate information about man who was killed or whether he died as a result of the officer shooting about 10:30 a.m. Thursday near Jones Boulevard and U.S. 95.

Hadfield says a police officer fired at least one shot and no officers were injured.

The incident marked the 18th shooting involving Las Vegas police this year, including 11 that resulted in deaths.

 

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