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Las Vegas breaking news for June 19, 2018

Posted at 5:32 AM, Jun 19, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for June 19, 2018.

4:33 P.M.

A water pipe broke above the first floor of the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, causing a flood of water and ceiling tiles to fall. Water poured onto the convention floor. People have been relocated from the second floor of the Convention Center as a precaution. The water has been turned off. No injuries have been reported. READ MORE

MGM Resorts released a statement regarding the incident:

"A water leak at Mandalay Bay has affected a portion of the South Convention Center. Crews are working to clean up the leak as soon as possible. There are no injuries or major disruption to operations."

2:35 P.M.

The man on top of the parking garage at South Casino Center Boulevard has been taken into custody. Casino Center has since reopened. 

11:56 A.M.

Las Vegas police are currently on the scene of a possible suicidal subject threatening to jump from a parking garage in the downtown area. The call was received at 11:56 a.m. of a man standing on the top floor of a parking garage in the 300 block of South Casino Center Boulevard and threatening to jump. Officers are currently attempting to talk with the man. Casino Center Boulevard is shut down between Lewis Avenue and Bridger Avenue while this situation is ongoing. 


Police say a 29 year old fell in a pool and drowned at a home at 2584 Palma Vista Avenue, near Eastern and Vegas Valley Drive. 

The incident occurred at 11:47 p.m. on June 18 and officers believe alcohol was a contributing factor.


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