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Las Vegas breaking news for Aug. 5, 2019

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Posted at 5:52 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 00:51:08-04

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

UPDATE 9:27 P.M.
Las Vegas police say the shooting on I-15 near Silverado Ranch is being investigated as a homicide. The suspect vehicle, a white van, remains outstanding and was last seen heading northbound on I-15. READ MORE

8:15 P.M.
I-15 at Silverado Ranch is closed due to a shots fired investigation, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. Traffic is exiting NB at Silverado Ranch. Expect delays in the area.

1 P.M.
Police are investigating a shooting near Valley View Boulevard and Sirius Avenue, which is near Desert Inn Road. Police say the victim was transported to University Medical Center. Police have not released any information about a possible suspect. READ MORE

6:01 A.M.
Las Vegas police are on the scene of a hit-and-run crash near Charleston Boulevard and Buffalo Drive. The incident involves a bicyclist, who was transported to local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Lane closures are in effect.

6:15 A.M.
A hit-and-run crash near Lake Mead and Nellis boulevards was reported early Monday morning. Police say that someone ran into a pole in the area and then drove away. The driver was later found in a nearby neighborhood.

5:03 A.M.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue on scene of garage fire on Grenville Avenue near Hills Center Drive and Lake Mead Boulevard. The fire is knocked down. No injuries reported.


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