Nye County Sheriff’s Vehicle. (Benjamin Hager / Las Vegas Review-Journal) @benjaminhphoto A person was killed and a deputy sheriff was wounded in a shooting on Wednesday night in Pahrump, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office said on social media.
With an ongoing investigation, the agency did not say exactly what happened, but in a statement posted on Facebook, the Sheriff’s Office said the shooting occurred in the 1000 block of Warehouse Road.
The agency did not say what time the shooting occurred, but the statement was posted on Facebook around 11:15 p.m., and in it an agency spokesperson characterized the shooting as if it had just occurred.
The officer who was shot was transported to the University Medical Center, authorities said.
The Sheriff’s Office described the murdered person as a suspect.
No other information was immediately available.