- Associated Press - Monday, August 10, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Authorities have identified a 24-year-old man who was fatally shot by Las Vegas police investigating a report of a disturbance in a neighborhood west of the Las Vegas Strip.

The Clark County coroner said Monday that Abel Correa died Friday of several gunshot wounds.

Correa’s death was ruled a homicide. The finding doesn’t establish fault.

Police say officers investigating one neighbor’s report that someone broke a window at his home entered a home next-door on Berkshire Place.

Officials say Correa was shot when he lunged from a closet toward one of the officers with a sharp object.



Correa was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The shooting was the seventh this year involving Las Vegas police.

The officers are on paid leave pending incident reviews. Their names haven’t been made public.

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