Rolando Lappin-Mendez, upset over a gaming machine payout at the Eureka Casino, shot at the bartender and shot and killed a customer who tried to stop him. Las Vegas police officers were in a nearby parking lot and saw people running from the casino and yelling about a shooting. They went to investigate and a witness pointed to Lappin-Mendez, who was driving away in a car. When he saw the officers Lappin-Mendez got out and pointed a gun, the officer fired several times, killing him.

ID: 2160

Victms Name: Rolando Lappin-Mendez
Age: 51
Gender: Male
Race: Hispanic/Latino

City: Las Vegas
County: Clark
State: NV
Zip Code: 89104
Country: United States of America

Agency: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Rolando Lappin-Mendez, upset over a gaming machine payout at the Eureka Casino, shot at the bartender and shot and killed a customer who tried to stop him. Las Vegas police officers were in a nearby parking lot and saw people running from the casino and yelling about a shooting. They went to investigate and a witness pointed to Lappin-Mendez, who was driving away in a car. When he saw the officers Lappin-Mendez got out and pointed a gun, the officer fired several times, killing him.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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