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Breaking news for August 7, 2017

Posted at 5:29 AM, Aug 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-07 22:07:59-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 7, 2017.

7:05 P.M.

One person is being treated for smoke inhalation after a cooking fire at 1825 Lewis Avenue, near Bruce and Fremont streets. There was no extension of the fire.

9:20 A.M.

Las Vegas police officers are investigating a call near the valet area at the Rio hotel-casino.  

A black male suspect in his late 20s was seen hitting a female victim, then pulling her hair and throwing her into a white 4-door car with out-of-state license plates.  The car was last seen driving south on Dean Martin Drive. This is an ongoing investigation.

6:30 A.M.

Reports of a possible robbery near 7th Street and Ogden Avenue. Police are on the scene and several people have been detained.

5:30 A.M.

There is police activity on the Las Vegas Strip near Flamingo Road. There are unconfirmed reports of gunshots. There may have been an argument between 2 groups of people that resulted in shots being fired. It is not known if anyone was injured.