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LAS VEGAS -- North Las Vegas Police have released the names of the two officers involved in a deadly shooting Oct. 7.

The officers are Officer Shane Forsberg, 30, a seven year veteran of the department, who is recovering from injuries suffered in the shootout and Officer David Wells, 33, an eight year veteran of the department.

Both officers are on paid administrative leave, which is routine after a shooting.

The shooting happened after Ofc. Forsberg and Ofc. Wells tried to stop a car near Carey Avenue and Martin L. King Blvd. The car fled from the officers and they chased him.

Eventually, the officers exchanged shots with the suspect. Officer Forsberg was hit and the suspect was killed.

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