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Las Vegas breaking news for August 29, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for August 29, 2018
Posted at 6:23 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 19:32:42-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for August 29, 2018.

4:24 P.M.

A car is on fire on the Las Vegas Boulevard on-ramp to northbound U.S. 95, sending dark smoke into the sky.

2:19 P.M.

A man driving a green SUV died after crashing into a dumpster in the 3200 block of South Mojave Road, near Desert Inn Road. Witnesses told police that the vehicle drove straight into the dumpster. Traffic delays are expected. 

11:48 A.M.

Keller and Rundle elementary schools are on a soft lockdown following a robbery in the 400 block of North Nellis Boulevard, near Stewart Avenue. Police said a person in front of a business was jumped by two men and two women and robbed. The person saw the suspects run into a nearby apartment complex. Two people are detained but it is unknown if they are the suspects. 

9 A.M.

The man who was found in the middle of Wild Wind Drive has died. Still no information on what happened or possible arrest. 

INTERACTIVE MAP: Murders investigated in the Las Vegas valley in 2018

7:40 A.M.

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a residence in Meadview for a welfare check. The reporting party stated her neighbor had been having issues with an ex-boyfriend and had not heard from her recently. Deputies arrived on scene and observed a woman slumped over inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds and a man on the ground with a single gunshot wound to the head. A silver handgun was located near the deceased male. The two have been identified as 70-year-old John Belcher, of Kingman, and 67-year-old Cheryl Lynn Clark, of Meadview. 

2:07 A.M.

A man with gunshot wounds was found lying in the middle of Wild Wind Drive near Washington Avenue and Tenaya Way. He was transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown. No one has been arrested at this time. 

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