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Las Vegas breaking news for Dec. 4, 2019

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Posted at 9:09 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 02:01:02-05

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

10:59 P.M.
Lights on The Strip are back on after a momentary outage reported on social media. NV Energy no longer reports an outage in the 89109 zip code. For outage update, click here.

10:32 P.M.
There are reports of a power outage at some buildings on the Las Vegas Strip. NV Energy shows 1 outage impacting 6 customers for the 89109 zip code, the zip code that covers the Strip.

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UPDATE 4:47 P.M.
McCarran says operations are returning to normal and Clark County Fire Department has cleared the scene.

4:45 P.M.
Crews are responding to an incident at McCarran Airport. 13 Action News has reached out to Clark County Fire Department for more information. Check back for updates.

1:30 P.M.
With rain moving through Southern Nevada, the FAA is reporting some arriving flights at McCarran International Airport are experiencing over two-hour delays. The airport is working on a traffic management program with many flights, also experiencing delays of at least 30 minutes due to low visibility at the airport.

Check here for current flight statuses at McCarran.

11 A.M.
Police told the media during a briefing that neighbors told them that they heard multiple gunshots around 5 a.m. at an apartment complex near Washington Avenue and Pecos Road. Upon arrival, police found an unresponsive male. Medical personnel pronounced him deceased at the scene. At this time, there is no information about the shooter and police are asking the public for their assistance.

9 A.M.
Las Vegas police say they were called about a trespasser at Bishop Gorman High School on Hualapai Way on Wednesday morning. The school was temporarily placed on lockdown while the situation was handled. The person was detained. It's not clear if the person is facing any charges.

Bishop Gorman sent following statement:

This morning Bishop Gorman High School issued a hard lockdown out an abundance of caution due to an unidentified person on campus in one of our parking lots. When asked to vacate the property, the person did not respond and was contained inside his vehicle with our security on scene. Metro was called and is handling the situation. None of our students were ever in any danger or contact with the person. Situations like these are why we practice these drills for the safety of our students and staff.

7:13 A.M.
Las Vegas police say they were called to look into a suspicious death on Folage Drive near Washington Avenue and Pecos Road. Homicide detectives were called to the scene and it is being investigated as a homicide. Police say the victim was an adult male.

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