Officers involved in Henderson shooting identified

Molly Waldron

Officers involved in Henderson shooting identified

CREATED Nov. 16, 2012

Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- The three Henderson police officers involved in Wednesday's shooting inside a grocery store have been identified.

They are Sergeant Todd Wellman, Officer Ritch Melchert and Officer Wavie Reed.

All three officers are assigned to the SWAT unit.

Officers fired when they said a suspect inside a bathroom aimed a gun at them.

They were placed on paid administrative leave following the incident, which is routine procedure for officer-involved shootings.

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