LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The Henderson Police Department revealed Thursday that multiple weapons were recovered following a weekend-long barricade.

On April 12, around 11:20 a.m., HPD’s Criminal Apprehension Team responded to the 200 block of Callen Falls Avenue in pursuit of a wanted subject involved in a violent felony case. On Thursday morning, HPD identified that suspect as 31-year-old Trevor Cooper.

HPD SWAT entered the residence at about 8:45 a.m. on April 13 to engage the suspect, who fired multiple rounds at officers.

One officer returned fire toward the suspect and all of the police backed out of the residence. HPD identified the officer who fired as Officer Taylor Young, who has been employed with the department since 2017 and is currently assigned to the Field Operations Bureau. Officer Young has been placed on paid administrative leave, per department policy.

HPD said that the suspect was not struck by this gunfire and no officers were injured during this encounter. Negotiations continued for several more hours.

Police found the suspect dead at approximately 12:45 a.m. on April 14. Five rifles and one handgun were recovered from the scene.

In the latest update, HPD said Cooper was being apprehended on several charges, including kidnapping, battery, administering drugs to aid in felony crime, and conspiracy to commit kidnapping.

If Cooper had survived, he would have been additionally charged with five counts of assault on a protected person with a deadly weapon, possession of a short-barreled rifle, resisting with a firearm, multiple counts of discharging a weapon in/from an occupied structure, and six counts of prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

HPD reaffirmed that the investigation is ongoing, and additional information will be provided in a Critical Incident Community Brief at a later date.


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