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Las Vegas breaking news for April 5, 2018

Posted at 6:06 AM, Apr 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 02:19:09-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for April 5, 2018.

11 P.M.

Las Vegas police responded to a call of numerous gunshots in the 6600 block of Tulip Falls Drive at 9:45 p.m. When officers arrived they found shell casings, but no victim. A short time later, a call came in of a person shot in the 6200 block of Barton Manor Street. That person was transported to Sunrise Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Detectives are now investigating the scene. 

5:15 P.M.

A hiker was rescued from Red Rock Canyon after falling about 50 feet. The man was taken to University Medical Center with serious injuries. 

9:15 A.M.

Fire crews responded to a call at the Desert Shores Apartment complex at 3151 Soaring Gulls Drive near Cheyenne Avenue and Rampart Boulevard.

Firefighters say flames were coming from the downstairs unit of a 2-story apartment building. The fire didn't spread to the attic or neighboring apartments and was knocked down at 9:30 a.m.

5:50 A.M.

Police are investigating a crash on Boulder Highway and Tropicana Avenue. Boulder Highway is currently closed at the intersection.

Police confirmed that fatal detail has arrived at the scene of the crash, but the status of the pedestrian involved is still unknown. UPDATE 11:45 A.M.: Police confirmed the pedestrian has died. READ STORY


Detectives were serving a search warrant near Harmon Avenue and Mountain Vista Street around 9 p.m. last night and the man refused to cooperate. He then barricaded himself inside of the residence and swat was called to the scene.

Two people were eventually taken into custody, including the man with outstanding warrants.

There were no injuries to cops or suspects.


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