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Teen Shot Dead By Police In Neighborhood Standoff Identified

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified an 18-year-old killed by a police SWAT officer after officials say the teen waved a gun and pointed it at himself and others in near downtown Las Vegas.

The Clark County coroner says Roosevelt Brown was pronounced dead about 7:30 a.m. Saturday after the shooting near an apartment complex in the West Las Vegas neighborhood.

Police Capt. Jamie Prosser said in a recorded statement that police were called about 5 a.m. to a home where the teen reportedly fired one gunshot during an argument with family members and another as he left the residence. No one in the home was injured.

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Officers located Brown about 7 a.m. in the same neighborhood, where Prosser says was shot after "recklessly" pointing the gun toward police and other people.