Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Suspect accused of pulling gun on officers identified

Related Links
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 6/28/2013 2:03 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released the identity of a man arrested in a child pornography investigation which escalated into an officer-involved shooting with SWAT officers.

Patrick Malone, 31, is at the Clark County Detention Center, facing two counts of assault on protected person with a deadly weapon and one count of resisting a public officer with a deadly weapon.

According to a release from Metro, a search warrant was served around 9 a.m. Thursday in support of an ongoing investigation conducted by the Internet Crimes Against Children detail for possession and distribution of child pornography.

The SWAT officers made entry into the residence and began the search. While inside, the officers focused their attention on a closed bedroom door. Officers opened the door and encountered a male pointing a handgun at them. Officers fired at the suspect, at which time the male dropped his firearm.

No one was struck or injured as a result of the shooting.

The child pornography investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at (702) 828-3307 or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
Share

Slideshows

Popular Right Now:
First look at War Machine's suicide note 

Updated: 10/20/2014 9:05:22 AM

SWAT event part of a busy day on NW valley street

Updated: 10/19/2014 4:03:33 PM

Poll


All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.