(THE BLAZE) — The suspect in connection with the Las Vegas police shooting is a Hispanic male, Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said at a news conference Sunday, KSNV-TV reported.
The man’s identity has not been confirmed, McMahill added, and a motive has not been determined.
When the shooting started, the officers figured their patrol car had been rear-ended by another vehicle, McMahill explained. When they knew they were being fired at, he said they exited the cruiser and one officer chased down and arrested the suspect. The man had ditched a Springfield handgun which was later located, McMahill said.
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