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2 Las Vegas Police Officers Involved In Shooting Identified

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials have identified two Las Vegas police officers that were involved in a fatal shooting where one man died.


KVVU-TV reportsOfficers Francisco Rivera and Padilla Mills were involved in the Friday shooting on the northeast Las Vegas.

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The officers had been confronting a man driving recklessly with two females in the vehicle.


Police say the officers shot the male driver after he refused to follow their commands and pointed a firearm toward them.


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The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he later died.


Rivera and Mills have both worked at the department since 2016.

They are on paid administrative leave.