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Las Vegas breaking news for July 30, 2020

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 5:48 AM, Jul 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 13:43:56-04

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

11:05 P.M.
NV Energy is reporting more than 7.800 customers are without power in the Las Vegas area, with the main power outage reported near the Southern Highlands community. No immediate cause was given for the outage but the power company said it is working on the situation. READ MORE

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2:11 P.M.
Las Vegas police say that the barricade near Alta Drive and Cimarron Road is over. The person has been taken into custody.

12:04 P.M.
Nevada Highway Patrol says 1 person was critically injured in a crash near US-93 and I-15. Expect delays in the area until the scene is cleared.

12 P.M.
Las Vegas police say that the barricade situation on Dans Glen Place is ongoing. Police said during a media briefing that someone in the home fired several shots before their arrival. 2 people left the home after police arrived. Neither of those people were injured.

9:06 A.M.
At approximately 9:06 a.m., Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department patrol officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 8200 block of Dans Glen Place near Alta Drive and Cimarron Road. A male threatened family members with a firearm and has now barricaded himself inside the residence. At this time, there are no injuries reported and it is believed the suspect is in the home alone. The surrounding homes are being evacuated as a precaution.

7:32 A.M.
US-95 near Russell Road has reopened.

7:11 A.M.
Nevada Highway Patrol says a male fell from the Russell overpass and is seriously injured. Alternative routes suggested. Major delays. US 95 closed at Russell Road.

5:51 A.M.
Crash on Interstate 15 north of Jean has closed the northbound lanes.

4:22 A.M.

UPDATE AUG. 18: 23-year-old Jacob Lainez has surrendered himself to authorities. Lainez was reportedly driving the Toyota 4-Runner that struck the 2004 Hyundai Elantra.

UPDATE AUG. 13: The Clark County Coroner has identified the decedent as 43-year-old Latoya T. Lampkin from Las Vegas. Her cause of death was blunt force trauma and was ruled an accident.

Police say 1 person is dead after a hit-and-run crash near Washington Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. Police say a car traveling south on Decatur Boulevard hit a car traveling east on Carmen Boulevard. The drive of the car on Decatur left the scene. The driver of the car on Carmen was pronounced deceased on the scene. A passenger was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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