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Las Vegas breaking news for January 4, 2018

Posted at 7:04 AM, Jan 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-05 02:08:22-05

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for January 4, 2018.

9:51 P.M.

Las Vegas police say a suspect shot a victim with a shotgun over an argument about a parking space. The shooting happened at 9:51 p.m. in the 6200 block of Ilanos Lane near West Lake Mead Boulevard and North Jones Boulevard. The victim was transported to UMC in critical condition. The suspect is in custody at the scene. 

3:11 P.M.

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle near Bruce Street and Lewis Avenue, just north of Charleston Boulevard. Police said chest compressions were being performed on the victim, who was transported to Sunrise Hospital. Lanes are shut down while police investigate. 

2:26 P.M.

Firefighters put out a car fire in the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino parking garage. READ MORE.


Around 11:15 p.m. on Jan. 3, a fire broke out at a home on 332 View Drive, near Alta Drive and Jones Boulevard. The fire in the vacant one-story home is thought to have been caused by a family of squatters.


At 10:13 p.m. on Jan. 3,  a vehicle crashed into a wall 4141 Cartier Avenue, near  Lamb Boulevard and Carey Avenue. 3 people were transported to the hospital with minor scrapes and bruises. The driver was possibly intoxicated during the incident.


A man was shot after he said someone tried to rob him at Knickerbocker Park, near Hualapai Way and the 215 beltway in northwest Las Vegas. He drove himself to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. 


A person was walking home in the Gloria Park Villa apartment complex at 3625 South Decatur, when he was shot by an unknown suspect.

The victim has serious but non-life-threatening injuries at this point. Detectives believe the shooting was possibly the result of a street robbery.


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