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Las Vegas Officer On Life Support After Attack During Protests

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a police officer is on life support after being shot during a protest on the Las Vegas Strip, and a man who was armed with a rifle was fatally shot by officers protecting a federal courthouse.

The shootings in Las Vegas were among violent incidents around the country Monday night where four officers were shot and wounded and others were injured in St. Louis when a car plowed into a line of police.

The incidents came amid chaotic scenes in recent days, when peaceful protests over the police killing of George Floyd have been punctuated by reports of violent clashes.