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Las Vegas SWAT Fatally Shoot Suspect Armed With Airsoft Pistol After Holding Mother Hostage

On August 10th, officers at the Northeast Area Command were notified in a morning briefing that 32- year-old Joshua Squires was being sought in connection with an arson investigation from earlier in the evening. It was known to officers that Squires lived in a mobile home
located at 3755 North Nellis Boulevard.

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Las Vegas Swat Kills Armed Kidnpper

Officer Cabrera went to the mobile home park and was driving through when he observed Squires walking. Squires immediately fled on foot and Officer Cabrera initiated a foot pursuit. As they were running, Officer Cabrera observed Squires with a handgun and gave verbal commands not to point it at him. During the foot pursuit, Squires turned towards the officer and pointed the handgun at him. Officer Cabrera then fired one round missing Squires. Officer Cabrera backed off and lost sight of Squires after he jumped a wall. Continue Reading

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