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RECAP: Night 4 of Black Lives Matter protest in Las Vegas

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Posted at 4:17 PM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-01 15:08:58-04

10:45 P.M.
There is police activity in the vicinity of the South Premium Outlet Mall seen from Chopper 13. We are working to confirm with LVMPD if this activity is related to reports of looting.

10:25 P.M.
There are reports of looting at the North Premium Outlet Mall near downtown Las Vegas. Chopper 13 is overhead and sees a person detained by police.

10 P.M.
There is a large police presence at the intersection of Tropicana and Koval Avenues, and a trash can is on fire.

9:15 P.M.
LVMPD SWAT teams have used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters on the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard.

8:46 P.M.
Chopper 13 is over the Las Vegas Strip as protests continue into the night.

8:30 P.M.
There are some protesters and a large police presence at Downtown Summerlin.

7 P.M.
Protesters have made their way from Mandalay Bay north on Las Vegas Boulevard to the intersection at Flamingo Road and are turning around near the Bellagio.

6 P.M.
Chopper 13 is live above Las Vegas Boulevard as protesters head north from Mandalay Bay towards Luxor.

5:50 P.M
Protesters are taking a knee in front of Mandalay Bay and chanting George Floyd's name.

5:40 P.M.
Protesters have started to arrive in front of Mandalay Bay with signs saying "Black Lives Matters" and other sayings.

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Protesters in front of Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas gather to proest the death of George Floyd.

5:15 P.M.
Las Vegas Mayor Goodman addresses Las Vegans during a press conference at LVMPD headquarters.

5 P.M.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo will brief the press today at 5 p.m. outside of the LVMPD’s Headquarters.

Lombardo will be joined by Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, Las Vegas City Mayor Carolyn Goodman, City Councilman Cedric Crear and members of the faithbased community.

4:10 P.M.
As protests over the death of George Floyd continue throughout the country, there have been mentions of two protests tonight in Las Vegas, one at Downtown Summerlin at 7 p.m. and one at Mandalay Bay at 5 p.m.

Downtown Summerlin has sent out a statement on twitter that they have closed early today at 4 p.m.

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This is a developing story, check back regularly for updates.