Driver who shot man acted in self-defense, Vegas police say
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say a driver who shot and killed a man climbing into his SUV likely won’t be arrested because it was apparently self-defense.
Police Lt. Dan McGrath tells the Review-Journal the driver warned the man before firing the fatal shots late Sunday.
He says the SUV full of people, including a baby, stopped to let another driver know there was a man clinging to his pickup truck.
But when the SUV came to a halt, the man went over to it instead.
McGrath say a teenager in the back seat was fighting off the intruder when the driver grabbed a gun and hit the man with it.
Police say he kept coming and ignored the warning before the driver fired. He died at the hospital. He was not immediately identified.
Information from: Las Vegas Review-Journal, http://www.lvrj.com