White Hispanic Suspect In Custody For Shooting A White Las Vegas Cop

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has released the mug shot of the suspect in the shooting of officer Shay Mikalonis during an Anti-Racism protest in Las Vegas last night. The suspect was identified as 20-year-old white Hispanic Edgar Samaniego.

LVMPD Homicide Detectives said they responded to the scene and located video surveillance of the white Hispanic suspect firing a handgun at the officers as he walked down the street.

Detectives say they tracked Samaniego to a motel located across the street from the shooting, where SWAT Officers responded and took Samaniego into custody. Below is Samaniego’s booking information.

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3 thoughts on “White Hispanic Suspect In Custody For Shooting A White Las Vegas Cop

  1. Interesting there is no information on if a conflict or altercation started the situation which could be grounds for self-defense.

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