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Man killed in Red Rock Canyon officer-involved shooting identified

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Man killed in Red Rock Canyon officer-involved shooting identified

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Feb 16, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The man who was killed in an officer-involved shooting near Red Rock Canyon has been identified as 20-year-old D'Andre Berghardt Jr.

The shooting happened around 11:45 a.m. on Friday.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, two bicyclists were in the area when Berghardt allegedly attacked them. The bikers rode to the Red Rock Visitors Center where they called for help.

Two park rangers and one NHP trooper responded to the call. When they came in contact with Berghardt, it led to an altercation.

Berghardt was shot and killed during the dispute.

Officers have not said whether he was armed.

Police are continuing to investigate this incident. No other injuries were reported.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.