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NHP: Trooper critically injured, suspect dead following police chase | Crime – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2021-07-27 20:10:00 –

Las Vegas (FOX5)-A soldier on a highway patrol in Nevada was seriously injured, and police said the suspect was killed by police pursuit that shut down the I-15 for several hours.

According to a preliminary investigation, the car chase led to police chase and eventually injured a male NHP soldier.

A Nevada highway patrol member was seriously injured during a car chase on Tuesday. The suspect was shot dead by police.

During the incident, a soldier attempted to deploy a “stop stick” spike to stop the vehicle. At that time, the suspect hit a soldier in their car. Police then shot and killed the suspect.

Trooper is in crisis at a college medical center, where he “is fighting for his life.”

“It was definitely a very difficult day,” NHP Trooper Labis Smaka told FOX5. “My heart is directed at those families.”

This is a developing story. Check for updates.

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