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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 22, 2019

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Posted at 3:23 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 08:15:26-04

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

11:50 P.M.
Las Vegas Boulevard is closed in both direction at Via Inspirada Road, just south of the Las Vegas valley, after a deadly crash involving three vehicles, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. READ MORE.

9 P.M.
A moped rider is recovering in the hospital with critical injuries after a crash around 8 p.m. near Russell and Pecos roads, police say. Pecos is closed in both directions. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. Impairment does not appear to be a factor, according to authorities. READ MORE

A Las Vegas police officer has been injured by gunfire in a shooting near Decatur Boulevard and Gowan Road. Two other people were also shot. All injuries appear to be non-life-threatening. READ MORE.


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