Shooting : Metro Officer Shay Mikalonis Death News was a Hoax : Edgar Samaniego Shot Shay Mikalonis in the Head and he Survived.
Metro officer Shay Mikalonis’ condition remains grave and unchanged from last night. He is on life support after being shot and critically injured Monday night while patrolling the Strip area. The suspect of shooting, Edgar Samaniego at him has been arrested.
Community members provide water to officers today outside UMC where 29-year-old @LVMPD Officer Shay Mikalonis is in grave condition after being shot last night in front of Circus Circus. @News3LV pic.twitter.com/T63NGV4Np1
— Tiffany Lane (@TiffanyNews3LV) June 3, 2020
Some report said he died after the shooting but he actually did not die.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Shay Mikalonis @LVMPD who killed maintaining peace during what was to be peaceful protests. #LODD #EnoughIsEnough #UltimateSacrifice #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/zaJlWBbFJh
— SBCUSD POLICE (@SBCUSDPOLICE) June 2, 2020
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor of the officer.
Black lives do matter. All lives matter.
Does Shay Mikalonis life matter?
He’s the police officer who was shot in the head last night at a “peaceful protest”. He’s in a hospital in critical condition fighting for his life because his job was to protect us. God Bless us all!
— Aaron Gallegos (@segadog1) June 3, 2020
This is Shay Mikalonis. He is 29 and fighting for his life, shot point blank in the head by a looter last night while simply doing his job as a Metro Officer. pic.twitter.com/XpFbO7tk1N
— Nicole (@Nikshka) June 3, 2020
— 8 News NOW (@8NewsNow) June 3, 2020
The officer, Shay Mikalonis, isn’t dead, but he is in critical condition, please pray for him!🙏🏻 https://t.co/TtLZ5Yl40i
— Elle ♥️✝️🇺🇸🎗 (@Elle_Eff247) June 3, 2020
‼️ALL LIVES MATTER‼️This is Shay Mikalonis. He is 29 and fighting for his life, shot in the head by a looter last night while simply doing his job as a Metro Officer.He is on life support🙏#Allivesmatter #staysafemetropolice #LVMPD #justice pic.twitter.com/fRZsEcJ3HN
— lucie bednarikova kyselica (@luciekyselica) June 3, 2020