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Breaking News for April 19

Posted at 8:36 AM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 22:28:58-04

Breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for April 19, 2017.

7:25 P.M.

Las Vegas police arrested Richi Briones in today's stabbings around 7 p.m. near Boulder Highway and U.S. 95. Watch/read the full story here.

4:45 P.M.

An inmate from High Desert State Prison has died at Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas. 46-year-old Donte Damont Adams had been convicted in Clark County in 2015 to up to 6 years for sale of a controlled substance.

2:30 P.M.

Police release a description of stabbing suspect Richi Briones. He is considered armed and dangerous and believed to still be in northeast Las Vegas. Watch/read the full story here.

1:30 P.M.

12:00 P.M.

One victim has been pronounced dead after multiple stabbings near Lamb Boulevard.

11:00 A.M.

Three stabbings have been reported in the are of North Lamb Boulevard between Charleston Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. Suspect has fled the scene in tan Toyota minivan with damage all around. At least two victims have been transported to the hospital, but their status is currently unknown.

6:40 A.M.

Police have cleared the scene and students at Cheyenne High School are allowed to return to campus. There are reports of an overnight break-in and vending machine theft. Police have determined that the culprit is not in the school.

6:00 A.M.

Police surround Cheyenne High School after possible break-in. 

Police are urging teacher and students to stay out of the building while they search the premises with canines.

No other details are currently available.