4 Shoplifting Suspects Arrested after Officer-Involved Shooting

Four suspects were arrested in connection with Nye County’s first officer-involved shooting of 2020. The officer-involved shooting happened around 2:55 AM February 26 at the Pahrump (Nevaada) Walmart. Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly said deputies were called to the store for a shoplifting call.

Wehrly said one suspect, 24-year-old Joseph Beltran from Las Vegas, was trying to flee police when police fired a shot toward Beltran.The deputy who shot at Beltran was James Ramos, who has been with the NCSO for four years. Ramos fired one shot but didn’t hit Beltran. No one was injured, Wehrly said… Fox5 News

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