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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 19, 2019

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 5:31 AM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 11:03:31-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

UPDATE 6:30 P.M.: 13 Action News reporter Sean DeLancey is at Lowe's near US-95 and Silver Creek Road in Bullhead City, Arizona where police are responding to a shooting, but police emphasize it is NOT an active shooter situation. Officers ask that people avoid the area while they respond to the incident. READ MORE

5:35 P.M.
Bullhead City Police Department is responding to reports on social media of an active shooter situation saying, "Incident occurring at Lowe's Bullhead City is NOT an active shooter. Please avoid the area. More information to follow." Check back for updates.

3:30 P.M.
Boulder City police are asking for help in locating a missing endangered adult, 68-year-old William (Bill) Jones. Last seen in Boulder City this morning wearing a light blue shirt and jeans. Bill may be suffering from dementia and not know where he is.

UPDATE AUG. 20: Mr, Jones has been found and is safe.

8:10 A.M.
Las Vegas police say that the situation in Laughlin has resulted in a shooting involving police officers. 13 Action News has a crew on the way. READ MORE.

1:26 A.M.
Police are on the scene of a casino cage robbery at the Aquarius Casino in Laughlin. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says the male thief fired at security officers while running away. Police officers arrived on scene and have the man contained in his vehicle. SWAT is on the way. The public is encouraged to avoid the area.


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