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Las Vegas officer involved in this week's shooting identified

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Las Vegas officer involved in this week's shooting identified

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 13, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The officer involved in this week's shooting has been identified.

It happened on Monday on the 3600 block of Calico Fields Street, near Oso Blanca and Farm Road.

The officer involved was 45-year-old Sgt. Sara Bradshaw. She has been employed with the LVMPD since August 1995.

Sgt. Bradshaw is assigned to the Patrol Division, Northwest Area Command and has been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the outcome of a review of this event.

Police said Sgt. Bradshaw opened fire on a masked suspect who charged at her with a knife.

The suspect is recovering and faces charges.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is currently the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.