Incident Summary:

06/08/2014: Two assailants ambushed two police officers eating at a restaurant and attacked a nearby Walmart in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. At least five people, including two officers, a bystander, and two assailants, were killed in the attack. Jerad and Amanda Miller claimed responsibility for the incident and proclaimed that the shooting had provoked a revolution against authority figures. On social media, the assailants also decried the federal government, taxes, and anti-gun laws.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:


Las Vegas

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Walmart
Specific Description Store
Nationality of Target United States
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Specific Description Officers: Alyn Beck, Igor Solo
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Government extremists Yes (Confirmed: Unknown; Mode: Personal claim)
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 5 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 5
Number of U.S. Fatalities 5
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 2
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Police: Killer Las Vegas couple shouted about revolution, posted rants online," CNN, June 9, 2014.
"Police: Gunmen kill 3, including police officers, in Las Vegas," CNN, June 8, 2014.
"Police: 2 Vegas officers killed in ambush-style shooting," FOX 5 KVVU-TV, June 8, 2014.