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Breaking news for August 16, 2017

Posted at 6:32 AM, Aug 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-16 22:34:54-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news in the Las Vegas valley for August 16, 2017.

6:05 P.M.

One person was shot in the stomach near Spring Mountain Road and Valley View Boulevard around 5 p.m. The person has been taken to University Medical Center in unknown condition.

5:58 P.M.

A fire has been reported at 4306 Greenhill Drive, near Sandhill and Flamingo roads. No other details have been released. Upon arrival, personnel reported a large amount of smoke and flame showing from  a vehicle and the garage of a single-family home. Crews made an offensive attack and knocked the fire down at a reported time of 6:10 p.m. No injuries were reported. Damages have not been estimated. American Red Cross was requested to assist with 2 adults and 5 children that were displaced as a result of the incident.

5:54 P.M.

The Clark County Fire Department gave more details about the fire at 6475 West Gary Ave. Upon arrival, personnel reported smoke and flame showing from multiple trailers. The fire is under investigation. The majority of the fire was reported as knocked down, but there is still active fire. There have been no injuries reported. Damages have not been estimated.

5:11 P.M.

There are reports of a shooting at a shopping center near Spring Mountain Road and Valley View Boulevard. No other details have been released at this time.

5:05 P.M.

Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm structure fire at 6475 West Gary Avenue, near Rainbow Boulevard and Blue Diamond Road. No information yet on injuries.

7:35 A.M.

Serious crash reported near Sahara Avenue and Paradise Road. Police can be seen redirecting eastbound traffic.

6 A.M.

Police are searching for a robbery suspect near Farm Road and Durango Drive. The suspect reportedly entered a business and attacked a slot machine with a crowbar. The suspect was able to steal about $900.


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