Officer stabbed, suspect killed in Henderson

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Updated: 7/29 7:27 am

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect was shot dead and an officer is recovering from a stabbing after an early morning confrontation in Henderson.

City spokeswoman Kathleen Richards says the encounter happened about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Horizon Drive and Boulder Highway.

Officials say the suspect stabbed an officer, and one of the two officers on scene opened fire. The suspect was killed.

The officer was expected to be released from the hospital Tuesday morning.

Details about the encounter and the identity of the suspect were not immediately available.

 

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