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Man rams into two cruisers with his truck in body cam video, officers fire at fleeing attacker

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police have identified the man who was shot by police after he assaulted officers with a truck.

Austin Cadeaux was formally identified during a Monday press brief, according to KNTV.

LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Brent Zimmerman said that officers shot thirteen times when Caseaux rammed two cruisers with a U-Haul truck, forcing 25-year-old Officer Joshua Byington to open fire.

Cadeaux, who fled on foot a short distance before being captured, is still alive and is being held at the Clark County Detention Center.

Byington has been placed on administrative leave.

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