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Las Vegas breaking news for December 28, 2017

Las Vegas breaking news for December 28, 2017
Posted at 5:03 AM, Dec 28, 2017

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for December 28, 2017.

9:30 P.M.

North Las Vegas police are working a homicide in the 2200 block of Carroll Street near East Carey Avenue and North Las Vegas Boulevard. Drivers should avoid the area while police investigate.

7:45 P.M.

On Wednesday, December 27th about 5:00 p.m., the North Las Vegas Police Department was notified that 11-year-old Deontre Coleman was last seen near Centennial Parkway and Commerce Street.  His family reports that Deontre has a medical condition that requires him to be on medication and which he does not have with him. Deontre is described as an African American male, about 5'10", 165 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing a black shirt with black shorts. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Deontre is asked to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department immediately at 702-633-9111.

6:38 P.M.

A homeless person was shot around 5:30 p.m. near Charleston Boulevard and Arville Street. A witness says the incident was related to an altercation from the previous day. The victim's injuries aren't life-threatening, and police are still looking for the suspect.

4:40 P.M.

38-year-old Jawanna Chapman-Doucet and 46-year-old Clarence Wilson we arrested in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex near Bonanza and Pecos roads. READ MORE.

4 P.M.

Nye County Sheriff's Office deputies are seeking two people for questioning after five dogs suffering from various forms of abuse and neglect were found on their property. READ MORE.

2 P.M.

Henderson police have confirmed reports of an elderly woman struck by a U-Haul truck in the Walmart parking lot at 540 Marks Street, near Sunset and U.S. 95. READ MORE

10 A.M.

The southwest part of the Las Vegas Valley is currently experiencing power outages. NVEnergy is reporting that over 7,000 customers have been affected.

The outages, which have been attributed to equipment damage, are estimated to be fixed by 12:15 p.m.


Police and SWAT responded to a barricade situation shortly before midnight in the 200 block of Roland Wiley near Westcliff. FULL STORY


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