North Las Vegas PD Involved In Shooting

Suspect was Seen Breaking Into Cars

Mitch Kelly
October 21, 2019 - 6:12 am

LAS VEGAS, NV - There was a shooting early Sunday involving North Las Vegas police.

It happened around 5am near the area of Alexander and Revere as officers responded to a call about a suspect attempting to break into cars.

Once police found the suspect matching the description, the chase was on. The suspect jumped into a back yard, then into a nearby wash. That's when an officer fired a shot at the suspect. The shot missed and the suspect got away.

He's described as a black man between 20 and 25 years old, 5'8" with a thin build. Police said he had short, braided hair with white beads and was carrying a handgun