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Henderson Police Release Names of Officers Involved In Officer-Involved Shooting #6

December 12, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT KATRINA ROTHMEYER, (702) 267-4596

Henderson, Nev. – The officer involved in the December 10, 2019 officer-involved shooting, which occurred in the 600 block of S. Boulder Highway in Henderson, has been identified as Officer Andrew Avanessian.

Officer Avanessian has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since January of 2017 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Avanessian has been placed on paid administrative leave.

This is the sixth officer-involved shooting for 2019.

This is an active investigation and no additional details will be released at this time.

Please contact Officer Katrina Rothmeyer, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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