Officer Truong Thai Death: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Truong Thai Shot and Killed at East Flamingo Road
According to Thin Blue Line USA report-
We’re sorry to tell you that Nevada Police Officer Truong Thai has died. He worked for the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and he passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2022.
Police Officer Truong Thai was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call in the 800 block of East Flamingo Road at about 1:00 a.m.
Officer Thai and his partner tried to talk to the person at the intersection of East Flamingo Road and South University Center Drive, but the person opened fire from inside his car.
Officer Thai and a civilian were both struck by the subject’s shots. Officer Thai succumbed to his wounds while being transported to a local hospital.
The man ran away from the scene, but a police dog caught him about three miles away when he refused to get out of his car.
Officer Thai had been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for 23 years and was in charge of the South Central Area Command.
He is survived by his daughter.
Feel free to drop condolence messages and prayers for the family and friends of the deceased, as it will go a very long way at this difficult time of theirs.