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Nye County investigating fatal officer-involved shooting overnight in Pahrump

Nye County Sheriff's Office (KSNV)

The Nye County Sheriff's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting from early this morning in Pahrump.

According to NCSO, detectives and deputies executed a search warrant around 2 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of N. Leslie Street in Pahrump.

During the warrant, shots were fired and the subject of the warrant was pronounced dead at the scene.

No deputies were injured in the incident.

Two NCSO deputies fired their weapons and are currently on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

Nye County Sheriff Sharon Wehrly will hold a press conference on Thursday morning at the sheriff's office in Pahrump.

Further details will be released at that time, including the identity of the deceased and the names of the deputies involved.

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