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Breaking News for April 30

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Apr 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-01 01:25:22-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for April 30, 2017.

9:21 P.M.

Clark County Fire Department responded to a fire in the garage area of a two story townhouse in the 3100 block of Castlewood Drive near South Decatur Boulevard and West Desert Inn Road. The fire was put out at 9:31 p.m. and is currently under investigation. Damages have not been estimated yet.

6 P.M.

Police say that two people were struck by a hit-and-run driver at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino parking garage located at 4455 Paradise Road. The suspect was eventually found in the 400 block of East Twain Avenue and is in custody. The two victims were transported to Sunrise Hospital in stable condition. 

3:22 P.M. 

Police say that a 3rd person was stabbed during the altercation outside the Embassy night club earlier today. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

12:29 P.M.

A U.S. Bank inside Smith's at 2540 South Maryland Parkway was robbed. The suspect presented the teller a note and took an undisclosed amount of money. Police are looking for a black male adult, 5 feet 9 inches with a slim build.

8 A.M.

A small plane crashed into the dry lake bed near Nevada Solar One in Boulder City, just off U.S. Highway 95 and mile marker 48. One witness says a pilot and a student suffered minor injuries. The plane apparently hit the ground and flipped over.

5:54 A.M.

Firefighters battled an apartment fire at 3225 Rio Vista Drive. Crews were able to put the fire out within five minutes. The cause is under investigation.

5:51 A.M.

Two men were stabbed after an altercation outside the Embassy night club at 3355 Procyon Street. Both were taken to the hospital. One man's injuries are life-threatening. No suspects are in custody at this time.

MIDNIGHT

Police are searching for a suspect who used a weapon to steal undisclosed items from a convenience store employee. The suspect is described as a black or Samoan male (or mixed race), about 25-35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches - 6 feet tall, around 200 pounds, possibly with hair in a ponytail or bun. Call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 if you have more information.

11:49 P.M. (SATURDAY) 

A vacant motel at 1809 Las Vegas Boulevard caught fire, causing $75,000 in damage. Authorities are investigating the cause, though witnesses say they witnessed squatters going in and out of the building frequently.