(KVVU-TV) After a more than three-hour manhunt, two people were arrested in connection with the shooting of a Las Vegas Metro police officer Friday morning.
The shooting happened about 4 a.m. at a home in the 6700 block of Oveja Circle, near the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Alta Drive.
Sgt. John Sheahan, of Las Vegas Metro police, said officers were responding to reports of people knocking on the front door of a home and trying to break in through a back door. When the officers arrived, someone started shooting at them with a high-caliber weapon. An officer was shot in one of his legs. Officers then returned fire.
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