Police release names of officers involved in Henderson shooting
The Henderson Police Department has released the names of the officers involved in a shooting at The District on Monday.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- The Henderson Police Department has released the names of the officers involved in Monday's shooting at The District.
The five officers involved were:
Sgt. Christopher Delacanal, hired in 1996
Officer Richard Chen, hired in 2005
Officer Robert Cottam, hired in 2002
Officer Daniel King, hired in 1998
Officer Roger Matuszak, hired in 1996
60-year-old Anthony Rogers is accused of robbing a pharmacy at gunpoint before leading police on a chase that ended at The District. When he allegedly shot at an officer on a motorcycle, police shot him.
Rogers was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. He was charged with five counts of murder and one count of robbery with a deadly weapon on Tuesday.
The officers involved were placed on paid administrative leave after the incident, routine procedure in these circumstances.