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Las Vegas breaking news for Feb. 21, 2020

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Posted at 10:58 AM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 15:18:54-05

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

11:30 P.M.
Police say a person was shot and killed near Oakley and Jones boulevards with another in the hospital. No immediate word of what prompted the shooting or of any arrests.

The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 21-year-old Maurice Henderson, no city of residence listed.

9:10 P.M.
Las Vegas police said a person has been taken into custody in connection with the suspicious device incident near Oakey and Decatur boulevards. This person was booked for possession/manufacture of an explosive device, according to officers.

3:15 P.M.
Las Vegas police said units are working a suspicious package call at Oakey and Decatur boulevards, after initially reporting the incident was taking place in the 5100 block of East Russell Road. The surrounding area has been evacuated as a precaution, according to police, with no road closure information immediately available. However, authorities said to avoid the area.

2:05 P.M.
TRAVEL ADVISORY: The Airport Connector Tunnel and roadways into McCarran Airport are closed ahead of the arrival of the presidential motorcade.

12:19 P.M.
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Airport Connector Tunnel and roadways into McCarran Airport are now closed in preparation for VP motorcade arrival.

10 A.M.
North Las Vegas police is looking for a man they say was last seen earlier this week. Police say 53-year-old Vincent Sablan was last seen on Tuesday, in the area of Diving Petrels Avenue near Aliante Parkway and Elkhorn Road. Sablan is described as a Hawaiian male, being 5-feet 7-inches, 225 pounds, bald, and brown eyes. Anyone who has seen Sablan is asked to call the police at 702-633-9111. He has a condition that requires him to take medicine which he hasn’t taken since Tuesday.

6:36 A.M.
Las Vegas police say a suspected drunk driver hit a school bus with about 50 children near Landberg Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard. No injuries reported. Driver arrested.

Mohave County Sheriff's Office released information about a fatal motorcycle crash in Mohave Valley. A 65-year-old motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle after failing to negotiate a turn while traveling on Oatman Highway. Speed appreared to be a factor, according to authorities.

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