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Police Officer Involved in Shooting Identified

LAS VEGAS --The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has identified the officer involved in the shooting which occurred in the 900 block of Linn Lane on October 5th as Sgt. Curtis Willis.

Sgt. Willis is 46-years-old and has been with Metro since September, 1990. Willis is assigned to the Patrol Division, Northeast Area Command.

Sgt. Willis was responding to a domestic disturbance near Bonanza and Linn Lane when the shooting happened.

Police say when officers arrived, they came across 48-year-old Jeff Burguin with blood on his body outside a home. Police say Burguin reached behind his back and one officer fired one round. He was not struck by the bullet and quickly taken into custody.

Police say the suspect also beat the owner of the home where the incident happened after the owner tried to intervene in the domestic situation.

Metro's Critical Incident Review Team and Force Investigation Team will review the shooting.

Burguin was arrested for felony domestic violence and booked into the Clark County Detention Center.