Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 | 12:09 p.m.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the man fatally shot by police after a standoff that ended Wednesday morning.
Justin Hoey, a 36-year-old Las Vegas resident, died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Coroner’s Office said.
Hoey was shot after a two-plus hour chase and standoff with police that ended in a concrete wash near Eastern Avenue and St. Rose Parkway.
Police received a call about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday from a woman who said her boyfriend had assaulted her and was carrying a weapon, Henderson Police said.
According to police:
When officers located the man, he fled until he was trapped against a fence surrounding a concrete wash.
Hoey then pulled out a gun, pointed it at himself and began making suicidal threats.
SWAT officers arrived and tried to persuade Hoey to surrender, but at 1:50 a.m., Hoey turned the gun away from himself toward police and was shot.
He was pronounced dead after paramedics failed to resuscitate him in a nearby parking lot.
Three officers have been placed on paid administrative leave while the shooting is investigated. Officer Tyler Bailey has worked for Henderson Police since 2007; Officer Justin Dera has worked for Henderson Police since 2002; and Officer Jesse Lujan has worked for Henderson Police since 1997.
Henderson police spokesman Keith Paul said Hoey was a registered felon, convicted of burglary and prison escape in California and larceny from a person in Nevada.