Local police officers involved in recent shooting identified
The officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department involved in the June 27 shooting have been identified.Photo: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department involved in the June 27 shooting have been identified.
The shooting happened in the 7100 block of Pirates Cove Road.
The officers involved were Sergeant Roderick Hunt and Officer Jay James.
Sergeant Hunt is 48-years-old and has been employed with Metro since 1989. He is currently assigned to the Emergency Operations Bureau and SWAT Section.
Officer James is 40-years-old and has been employed with Metro since 2000. He is assigned to the Emergency Operations Bureau and SWAT Section.
Both officers have been placed on routine paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of a review of this event.
31-year-old Patrick Malone was arrested and charged in this case with two counts of assault on a protected person with a deadly weapon and resisting a public officer with a deadly weapon.
SWAT officers were in the process of serving a search warrant related to investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography when the shooting happened.