The officers involved in the February 8, 2013, officer-involved shooting which occurred near the 4000 block of Pennwood Avenue have been identified as Officer Joseph E. Parra and Officer Scott A Thomas.
Officer Parra is 34 years of age and has been employed with the LVMPD since May, 2007. He is currently assigned to the LVMPD Patrol Division, Bolden Area Command.
Officer Thomas is 50 years of age and has been employed with the LVMPD since August, 1995. He is currently assigned to the LVMPD Robbery / Homicide Bureau; Career Criminal Section. Both officers have been placed on routine paid administrative leave pending the
outcome of a review of this event.