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November 19, 2017

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Man shot in confrontation with Metro is indicted


Steve Marcus

Metro Police investigators stand by the scene of an officer-involved shooting in the 7600 block of Calico Fields Street, near Fort Apache and Farm roads Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Police said a suspect was shot after officers responded about 1 p.m. to a disturbance call.

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Kyle Kuhn

A man shot in the stomach by Metro Police after allegedly approaching officers with a knife faced a Clark County grand jury on Wednesday.

Kyle Kuhn, 31, was indicted on charges of three counts of assault on a protected person with use of a deadly weapon and one count of resisting a public officer with use of a dangerous weapon.

Police were called to the scene of a possible domestic dispute between Kuhn and his wife, Dawn Kuhn, the afternoon of Aug. 11 in the northwest valley.

After officers arrived at the house in the 7600 block of Calico Fields Street, near Fort Apache and Farm roads, Dawn Kuhn said her husband had beaten her and used a chemical fire extinguisher on her, according to a Metro report. Police said she indicated her husband could be suicidal.

Kuhn exited the residence and stood behind a car, the report said. Officers said he then approached them with a large knife raised in the air and another in his front pocket.

According to the report, officers warned Kuhn to drop his weapon and when that had no effect, they used a nonlethal bean bag shotgun as well as a handgun on him.

Kuhn was transported to University Medical Center and booked in absentia.

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