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Breaking news for August 9, 2017

Posted at 2:29 AM, Aug 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-09 22:15:39-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news in the Las Vegas valley for August 9, 2017.

7 P.M.

A car fire extended to the garage of a two-story house at 3716 Plum Blossom Court, near Gowan and Fort Apache roads. The fire damaged the vehicle as well as the outside of the garage. No injuries were reported.

4:56 P.M.

An apartment caught fire at 5311 Pioneer Avenue, near Lindell and Spring Mountain roads. Firefighters responded around 3:27 p.m. and had the fire out 11 minutes later. No injuries were reported and the fire is under investigation.

6:54 A.M.

Police are confirming that a man stabbed a security guard inside the Palazzo hotel-casino earlier this morning.

Casino security tracked down the suspect and he's been taken into custody by police officers.

The injured security guard was taken to UMC Trauma with non-life threatening injuries.

6:05 A.M.

Swat team on the scene at the Eagle Trace apartments on Craig Road near Nellis Boulevard.

This is a developing situation.

6 A.M.

A barricade situation that began Tuesday afternoon is still active.It is taking place at a home in the 7900 block of Decker Canyon Drive near Cimarron Road and Vegas Drive. Police say they received a call from a woman who said that her boyfriend pointed a gun at her. She was able to get out of the house but the boyfriend is believed to still be inside. 

2:27 A.M.

Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide near Russell and Lindell roads. Police say a man was shot and died at the hospital. Police don't have any suspects at this time. 

2 A.M.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue responded to a garage fire at Parkway Villas Apartments at 5215 Gray Lane shortly before 2 a.m. The initial fire was reported knocked down at 2:29 a.m. although firefighters continued to fight fire in the surrounding areas. Additional engines were ordered and the fire was completely knocked down at 3:02 a.m. One person was treated on scene for unknown injuries but was not taken to the hospital. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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