2 Vegas officers killed in ambush during lunch break

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Vega-shootingTwo on-duty Las Vegas Metro officers at lunch were shot and killed in an ambush by a man and woman who proceeded to kill a bystander inside a Walmart, police said Sunday

The two armed suspects later died in an apparent suicide pact, according to police.Las Vegas Metro police said the incident happened in a shopping center in the 300 block of North Nellis Boulevard, near Stewart Avenue, just before 11:30 a.m.

According to Metro Sheriff Doug Gillespie, a man and a woman walked into the Cici’s Pizza restaurant and shot two Metro officers who were eating lunch.

“Tell the police the revolution has begun,”

Gillespie identified the two officers as Officer Igor Soldo, 32, and Officer Alyn Beck, 42. Gillespie noted one of the officers was able to return fire in the incident.

Once they were wounded, the suspects took the officers’ weapons and ammunition with them before fleeing, Assistant Sheriff Kevin McMahill added.

Citing witnesses, McMahill stated the suspects shouted, “Tell the police the revolution has begun,” as they exited the eatery. Metro Sheriff Doug Gillespie later said the proclamation was unconfirmed.

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