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Las Vegas breaking news for October 17, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for October 17, 2018
Posted at 3:45 AM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 06:57:22-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for October 17, 2018.

5:10 P.M.

Las Vegas police responded around 2:50 p.m. to the 3300 block of Remuda Trail, near Desert Inn Road and Jones Boulevard, regarding a man who was threatening to harm himself. Everyone came out of the house except the suicidal man, who refuses to leave the residence.

6:50 A.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at 1650 D. Street. Smoke could seen coming from the house. LVFR reported 30 minutes later that the fire was found inside of a wall and was knocked down. There was no one inside house at the time. 

6:30 A.M.

A crash in the westbound lanes of the 215 near Las Vegas Boulevard is causing a huge backup. Motorists may want to seek alternate routes. 

 

OVERNIGHT

Police are searching for a person who may have been involved in an earlier shooting. Police say they attempted to stop a vehicle connected with the shooting and the driver took off. The police gave chase. Ultimately, the suspect stopped and ran away near Sloan and Lake Mead Boulevard. READ MORE

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