Body Cam Video Released In Officer-Involved Shooting

Prime Suspect Recovering After Attempting To Run Over Officer

Mitch Kelly
November 19, 2019 - 7:03 am

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Las Vegas Metro Police have released details from an officer-involved shooting off of El Cajon Street, near Desert Inn and Maryland Parkway.

On Monday police said that officers were patrolling Friday night after reports of illegal shootings and drug activity.

Officers saw a U-Haul pickup truck with two people inside conducting what they believed was a drug transaction.

The driver of the truck, identified as Lon Clark, put it in reverse and backed up the truck to try and hit the officer.  The officer fired several shots hitting Clark once.  

Clark and the second suspect were taken into custody without further incident and Clark was treated for his gunshot wound.