Police Officer Shot at Stop Light in Las Vegas

A Nevada cop sitting in the auto stopped at a red light had been shot these days by a man who walked up as well as opened fire about the car with a handgun, police said.

The officer has been hit inside the hand along with hospitalized together with non-life-threatening injuries, your Vegas Police Department said.

The incident occurred as police who have been dispatched into a disturbance contact at a 99-cent store were returning with their patrol, according to the police statement.

While your officers had been sitting at a red mild waiting to make any left turn, a suspect approached these people carrying any semi-automatic handgun and began find more firing.

Police got from their cars and chased the suspect in foot, ultimately catching him in a close by 7-11 parking lot, according for the police statement.



The suspect has been arrested and the gun believed to be used within the shooting was recovered, police said.

An intersection close to end up being able to the shooting has been closed as the incident has been investigated.