Man found dead in vehicle in Las Vegas, could be a suicide

August 5, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man is dead after a shooting, but Las Vegas Metropolitan Police don’t yet know if it’s a suicide or he was shot by an officer.

Police say the incident began about 9 p.m. Saturday with a reported carjacking and stolen vehicle.

About 10:45 p.m., police received a call of a possible suicidal person.

Officers located the vehicle and pulled up behind it and police say a man shot at officers from inside the vehicle.

A police officer returned fire and the man was found dead inside the vehicle.

His name hasn’t been released yet.

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