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Man rams into two cruisers with his truck in body cam video, officers fire at fleeing attacker


The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have identified the man who was shot by police after he assaulted officers with a truck.

Austin Cadeaux was formally identified during a Monday press brief, according to KNTV.

LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Brent Zimmerman said that officers shot thirteen times when Caseaux rammed two cruisers with a U-Haul truck, forcing 25-year-old Officer Joshua Byington to open fire.

Cadeaux, who fled on foot a short distance before being captured, is still alive and is being held at the Clark County Detention Center.

Byington has been placed on administrative leave.

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