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Breaking news for June 17

Posted at 1:52 PM, Jun 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-18 14:22:47-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news stories from around the Las Vegas valley for June 17, 2017.

10:15 P.M.

A 32-year-old male from California died while swimming at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. At 2:03 p.m., the Lake Mead Interagency Communication Center received a call reporting that a man had possibly drowned while swimming at Cottonwood Cove on Lake Mohave. Bystanders pulled him from the water and began CPR. National Park Service rangers, Nevada Department of Wildlife wardens and Clark County EMS personnel responded and took over patient care. They were not able to revive him. The victim was not wearing a life jacket. The incident is under investigation. The Clark County Coroner will identify the victim and determine the cause of death.

8:15 P.M.

Police say the suspect in the barricade near El Campo Grande Avenue and Rebecca Road was taken into custody around 8 p.m. He has a self-inflicted gunshot graze and was transported to UMC Trauma for treatment.

4:03 P.M.

Police set up a barricade near El Campo Grande Avenue and Rebecca Road in response to a domestic-related incident around 1:44 p.m. The suspect is currently alone inside the residence and has at least one firearm. He has fired at least two rounds inside the home. SWAT is on the way to the scene.

1:45 P.M.

A car caught fire after a deadly crash on U.S. Highway 95, south of Boulder City near Nelson. Around 1 a.m. Saturday, a Hyundai passenger car crashed head-on into a Ford F250. The Hyundai caught fire, and the driver died at the scene. The driver of the F250 received minor injuries. 

1 P.M.

Vehicle fire on Interstate 15 off-ramp for Martin Luther King Boulevard.