Witnesses told police one of the shooters yelled “This is the start of a revolution” before shooting the officers. [Sheriff Doug] Gillespie later said he could not confirm that.According to one neighbor, the male suspect said they had been kicked off Cliven Bundy's ranch; Bundy's wife Carol denied any connection.
The shooters then stripped the officers of their weapons and ammunition and badges, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation. They then covered the officers with something that featured the Gadsden flag, a yellow banner with a coiled snake above the words, “Don’t tread on Me.” [...]
The shooters were a married couple thought to be in their late 20s who were new to the Las Vegas Valley, according to a law enforcement official close to the investigation. Police are looking into their links to the white supremacy movement and found swastika symbols during their initial investigation.
These are early, unconfirmed reports that should be taken with a grain of salt. A press conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. local time.