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Las Vegas breaking news for June 18

Posted at 4:03 PM, Jun 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 00:55:30-04

This is a roundup of all the breaking news stories from around the Las Vegas valley for June 18, 2017.

8:16 P.M.

A transformer caught fire behind 301 Paul Avenue and sent a strange ring of smoke into the air. The transformer and power pole were the only things damaged. There were no injuries.

6:20 P.M.

Lifeguard pulls unresponsive 6-year-old boy from wave pool at Cowabunga Bay. Boy transported to Henderson hospital. READ MORE

3:49 P.M.

A man shot a woman inside an apartment near Twain Avenue and Wynn Road around 2:27 p.m. Police believe he killed himself as they were heading up the stairs to the apartment. A 9-year-old boy inside the residence was uninjured. READ MORE.

3:34 P.M.

The Clark County Coroner identified the man who drowned at Lake Mead on June 17 as 32-year-old Alejandro Rodriguez from Fontana, California. Alcohol is believed to be a contributing factor to his death. READ MORE

The Coroner also identified the 22-year-old motorcyclist who died after crashing into a semi-truck on June 16 as Carlos Antonio Cardoza-Diaz from Laughlin. READ MORE