Via the Las Vegas Review-Journal: Five reported dead in North Las Vegas police ambush
Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were reported;y killed Sunday in an apparent ambush attack at a pizza store that spilled over to a nearby Walmart store, where the two shooters are thought to have killed themselves.
Details are sketchy and police have not yet confirmed the deaths of the officers, but sources within the Las Vegas Police Department say both were shot and killed by a man and a woman who approached them as they at lunch at the CiCi’s Pizza store at 309 N. Nellis Boulevard shortly before 11:38 a.m.
Witnesses told police one yelled “This is the start of a revolution” before shooting the officers. The shooters then stripped the officers of their weapons and ammunition and went into the Walmart at 201 North Nellis.
Witnesses at the scene reported hearing shots fired in quick succession inside the WalMart.
One unconfirmed report is that the two exchanged gunfire with a citizen who was carrying a concealed weapon, and that one of the shooters was injured. Police confirm that at least one civilian at the Walmart was shot and killed.
At a news conference at about 1 p.m. Deputy Sheriff Kevin McMahill said the male shooter, described as a tall white man, yelled “everyone get out” before shooting. Read on...