Dramatic bodycam video of Las Vegas police pursuit released

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KSAZ) -- Dramatic bodycam video of a police pursuit in Las Vegas show police officers firing at the suspects car multiple times before the pursuit came to a crashing end outside of an elementary school.

The video, posted by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials Monday evening, has been seen over two million times as of Monday night.


(WARNING: Graphic content. Viewer Discretion Advised)


According to statements released by Metro, the incident happened on the morning of July 11. Officers were called out to an attempted murder call in which the victim was shot multiple times. The suspects fled when they were spotted in an SUV, and during the lengthy pursuit, the two suspects fired a total of 34 shots at officers, striking multiple marked patrol cars. Officers returned fire 32 times during the pursuit, until it came to an end.

One of the suspects, identified by Metro as 23-year-old Fidel Miranda, was shot and killed at the scene. The other suspect, identified as 30-year-old Rene Nunez, was taken into custody and received medical treatment for an apparent gunshot wound.

The officers involved, identified by Metro as 37-year-old William Umana and 46-year-old Paul Solomon, were placed on routine paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of an incident review.

According to Metro officials, this is the 10th officer involved shooting, and the 5th fatal officer involved shooting for the Las Vegas area in 2018.

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