Skip to comments.Las Vegas: Rioter Shoots Police Officer in the Head from Behind
Posted on 06/02/2020 6:59:26 PM PDT by Morgana
Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told a press briefing an officer was shot around 11 p.m. Monday night and is in critical condition and on life support at University Medical Center.
Lombardo said officers were dealing with a large group of rioters at a George Floyd protest near the Circus Circus hotel-casino when the officer went down.
Rioters were allegedly throwing rocks and debris at the officers before the officer was shot, KTNV Las Vegas reports.
Our officers were attempting to take rocks and bottles from the crowd, said Lombardo during the press conference. Officers were attempting to get some of the protesters in custody when a shot rang out and our officer went down.
SWAT and K9 at the scene responded and were able to apprehend the suspected shooter while a second shooting was also notified:
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The Rats condoned this outcome.
check his comms and bank accounts. Find the behind guys.
This needs to end now. Once rioters start attacking with rocks and bottles, the police need to respond with lethal force. Why are they just standing around taking it? This is insanity.
Death To America
Um, there is a word for that. Assassinate.
So, who thinks perps will be treated more gently by police after this week of massive violence against cops? We have had several cops shot and killed this week nation wide. After this, the cops are going to be more firm and yes violent, against perps than they were before. Idiots. But what can you do? The cockroaches are going to play in the dark until the light is finally shone upon them.
"Hundreds" of stores in NYC were looted last night, Fox News said.
Officers all over the country are hemmed in by weakling mayors, police chiefs and Dem governors. The lives of the officers and the citizens are clearly at stake.
This is serious, not a game.
If the polls show the American people are siding against Trump for being "too harsh" and "a name caller" then there is no reason to respect them. I didn't for a long, long time. Next step is to fight.
Until then we rely on the law (two tiered justice against us!) and the police (stopped by Dem authorities from doing anything harsh). Bad situation.
Officers don’t dare take a heavy hand.
They will be prosecuted for denying the civil rights of the
Officers should just agree among themselves to stay home.
I hope the dog bit the crap out of the shooter.
That’s a different guy
I want the one who shot the cop in the back of the head and was killed later. This guy was arrested across the street.
SWAT should have let the K9 tear the perp to pieces.
The second incident occurred at the courthouse on South Las Vegas Boulevard after officers who were posted to protect it from rioters. They encountered a suspect at approximately 11:22 p.m. armed with multiple weapons and appeared to be wearing body armor.
When authorities approached, the suspect reached for one of those weapons and was subsequently shot by the responding officers, ABC News reports.
The suspect later died at the hospital.
This is a tragic night for our community, said Lombardo. With these protests, which are leading to riots, one tragedy is only leading to another our investigations into both these incidents will be ongoing throughout the morning.
They might be holding back the name to notify relatives.
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