Kenneth Dehart, 23, shot and injured by Henderson police is been identified. The news of this incident was brought to publication, the shooting happened around 7 am when the victim was suspected of holding a BB replica gun and was shot near Burkholder Boulevard and East Lake Mead Parkway. The cop who shot Kenneth was identified immediately.
Dahart was reported to be trying to break into parking vehicles and running off when the police officers arrived. He was hospitalized and expected to heal from the gunshot injuries. Dahart has been arrested previously arrested for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, having open alcohol in a vehicle while he was under 21, and petit larceny, according to court records.
Man Identified, shot by Henderson police
Henderson police identified a man who was shot and wounded by officers the day before on Tuesday.
According to reviewjournal.com, Kenneth Dehart, 23, was shot by officers around 7 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Metropolitan Drive, near Burkholder Boulevard and East Lake Mead Parkway, according to a Henderson police statement. The officers who fired their weapons were not immediately identified.
Initially, police responded to a report that a man was attempting to break into parked vehicles. When authorities arrived, Dehart fled, according to the police statement. According to police, he was hospitalized but is expected to recover from his injuries.
Dehart has a history of arrests in Henderson dating back to 2017 based on court statements, when he was arrested on charges of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, having open alcohol in a vehicle while under the age of 21, and petit larceny.
He was fined $200 and sentenced to fewer than two months in jail. He was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of brandishing an imitation firearm on January 6. A fine of $840 was imposed on him.