This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for October 17, 2018.
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.
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.
F3H 1650 D St 1-sto house full of smoke, smoke from eaves, crews setting up and entering house, crews searching for fire. #PIO1News
— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) October 17, 2018
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.
— Yasmeen Hassan (@YasmeenTV) October 17, 2018
#FASTALERT UPDATE - 17-Oct-18 6:20 am,
Crash on I-215 Westbound at Las Vegas Blvd,
Freeway right lanes blocked,
— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) October 17, 2018
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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