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North Las Vegas Officer Involved in Shooting Identified | Crime

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North Las Vegas Officer Involved in Shooting Identified
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NORTH LAS VEGAS -- The police officer whose life was saved when a bullet deflected off of his police badge has been identified as Brian Kolstad.

Officer Kolstad has been with the department for more than seven years. He is on paid administrative leave while the Saturday night shooting is investigated. Kolstad exchanged gunfire with the suspect. The suspect was able to escape the scene.

The investigation is routine after any police shooting.

 

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