Incident

12-06-2023 Nevada Las Vegas 4-1

Location

December 06, 2023

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, Nevada

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dr Cha Jan “Jerry” Chang
  • Age: 64
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dr Patricia Navarro-Velez
  • Age: 39
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Dr Naoko Takemaru
  • Age: 69
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 38
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Dr Anthony "Tony" Polito
  • Age: 67
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator killed
  • School Incident
  • School Shooting - university/college
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Workplace shooting (disgruntled current or former employee)
  • LOCKDOWN/ALERT ONLY: No GV Incident Occurred Onsite

Notes

4 faculty members shot. 11:46am 1st report of shots at Beam Hall; additional shots fired at Student Union as of 12:20 pm; 12:32pm shooter shot by responding LE (UNLV/LVMPD). Subj was carrying 9 magazines; 4 Civilians with non-GSW. Suspect reportedly denied job at UNLV prior to shooting.

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

Sources

District

Congressional District: 1
State Senate District: 7
State House District: 20