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Man shot by police released from hospital, taken to jail

Updated Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 | 12:41 p.m.

Las Vegas resident Terry Rogaczewski, 39, was arrested on multiple felony counts, including attempted murder with a deadly weapon, after pointing his weapon at police during an attempted carjacking on Nov. 3, 2012.

Las Vegas resident Terry Rogaczewski, 39, was arrested on multiple felony counts, including attempted murder with a deadly weapon, after pointing his weapon at police during an attempted carjacking on Nov. 3, 2012.

A man shot by police after he reportedly pointed a gun at them while trying to break into a car has left the hospital and been taken to jail, where he awaits a December arraignment.

Terry Rogaczewski, 39, Las Vegas, has been charged with one count of attempted murder with use of a deadly, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, three counts of discharging a firearm into a vehicle and two counts of resisting a public officer, according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.

Rogaczewski, taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in critical condition after he was shot, has since been transferred to the Clark County Detention Center, police said Friday. He is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 5 in Las Vegas Justice Court.

Metro Police officers responding to reports of gunshots about 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Town & Country Manor III apartments found Rogaczewski trying to break into a car, police said.

Police allege that prior to their arrival, Rogaczewski tried to steal two cars.

He pointed a gun at a 2011 Nissan Altima as it entered the complex, but the driver sped off and was unharmed, according to an arrest report. Several minutes later, a 2007 Cadillac vehicle entered the complex, at which time Rogaczewski began shooting at it, the report states.

That driver ducked in his seat and accelerated backward, striking a wall before fleeing on foot, according to the report.

Officers in the area responded after hearing gunshots coming from the apartment complex. They arrived to find the suspect trying to enter the passenger side of the Cadillac, the report states.

When officers told Rogaczewski to show his hands, Rogaczewski turned around with a black handgun and pointed it at officers, prompting them to shoot, the report states.

Rogaczewski suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

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