Nye County Deputy Wounded In Shootout

Suspect Was Killed

Mitch Kelly
March 26, 2020 - 5:38 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - A Nye County Sherrif's Deputy was wounded Wednesday night in a shootout in Pahrump.

The suspect was shot and killed.

The department is releasing very few details at this early stage of the investigation, only saying that it happened around 11:15 Wednesday night and that the deputy was taken to U.M.C. His condition has not been made public.

Names of the officers and the suspect involved also have not yet been released as the investigation continues.