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Henderson Police Release Names of Officers Involved In Officer-Involved Shooting #7

December 14, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ROD PENA, (702) 267-4775

Henderson, Nev. – The officers involved in the December 12, 2019 officer-involved shooting, which occurred in the 300 block of Cannes Street in Henderson, have been identified as Sgt. Kevin Abernathy, Officer Chad Burgess, Officer Chad Casey, Officer Jesse Hehn, and Officer Daniel Medrano.

Sgt. Abernathy has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since August of 2003 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Burgess has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since September of 2007 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Casey has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since July of 2014 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Hehn has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since July of 2014 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officer Medrano has been employed with the Henderson Police Department since June of 2008 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau.

Officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.

This is the seventh officer-involved shooting for 2019.

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

Please contact Officer Rod Peña, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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