Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Metro shooting victim's mother to get $500K from insurance company

Rondha and Stanley Gibson
Rondha and Stanley Gibson
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 4/10 5:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) -- The mother of unarmed and disabled veteran Stanley Gibson has reached a settlement with Metro's insurance carrier for payment of $500,000 as a result of his death from a December 2011 shooting.

"The payment will be made by our insurance carrier, not by the taxpayers," Metro Officer Jessie Roybal told News 3 today. "The payment will be finalized within the next 90 days the legal department tells me."

The settlement brings Metro’s total payout for the Gibson shooting to $2 million, the most the agency or its insurance carrier has ever paid out on a single shooting.

Rondha Gibson, Stanley Gibson’s widow, received a $1.5 million settlement from Metro in October.

Celeste Gibson, his mother, filed a separate lawsuit against the department. She declined comment through her lawyer Thursday.

Gibson, 43, was killed Dec. 12, 2011, during a standoff at the Alondra apartments, 2451 N. Rainbow Blvd., near Smoke Ranch Road, which began with a mistaken attempted burglary report.



Share

Slideshows

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.