Nev. officer shoots man in chest after he produces gun

Francis McCabe
Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada)
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A Las Vegas police officer shot a man twice in the chest when he pointed a handgun at officers Sunday afternoon, police said.

The man, who was not identified by police, was taken to University Medical Center where he was undergoing surgery, said Lt. Lew Roberts, head of the Metropolitan Police Department's homicide unit. His condition was not available Sunday night.

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