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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 27, 2019

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Posted at 6:58 AM, Aug 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 18:58:06-04

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

1:55 P.M.
Las Vegas police reported a shooting occurred in the 1400 block of Casino Center Boulevard where 50-year-old Karen McKesson was shot and killed. McKesson passed away at University Medical Center, according to police, with a homicide investigation underway.

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Police remain on scene of fatal shooting in downtown Las Vegas on Aug. 27, 2019.

12:27 P.M.
A woman was rescued from a fire in the 1100 block of Doolittle Avenue by good Samaritans. She was taken to UMC Trauma. READ MORE.

5 A.M.
Police say a male was shot this morning at Siegel Suites near Las Vegas Boulevard and Bonanza Road. He was transported to a local hospital and is stable. The suspected shooter was seen leaving in an older 4-door sedan, traveling east on Wilson Street. Multiple people called about the gunshots. There's a heavy police presence in the area.


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