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Las Vegas breaking news for June 8, 2019

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Jun 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 19:52:27-04

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

6:28 P.M.
Firefighters are back at the scene of a deadly house fire earlier today on Arlee Court.

1:06 P.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a domestic-related shooting in the 3500 block of West Torino Avenue, near Dean Martin Drive and Blue Diamond Road. Police say a man shot at a woman with a rifle several times as she was fleeing the residence in a vehicle. The woman was shot in the back and had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The man then turned the rifle on himself and died at the scene. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment. West Torino Avenue will be closed between Polaris Avenue and Schuster Street until the investigation is over.

11:30 P.M.
Shortly after leaving McCarran International Airport this morning, Allegiant flight 63 reported smoke in the cockpit and had to return to McCarran airport. It landed safely late in the 11 a.m. hour and taxied to the gate under it's own power.

Allegiant Air released a statement on the situation:

"Shortly after departing McCarran International Airport for Stockton Metropolitan Airport this afternoon, Allegiant flight 63, with 154 passengers and crew on board, experienced a mechanical issue. Out of an abundance of caution, an emergency was declared and the pilot returned to the airport. The aircraft landed safely and without incident. It taxied to the gate under its own power and passengers deplaned normally. No injuries were reported. A replacement aircraft is completing the flight, which is currently in the air. "

1:23 A.M.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police watch commander reports a critical crash at the intersection of East Charleston Boulevard and Oahu Street, west of U.S. 95. Police report that a Nissan Sentra made a left turn at the intersection and was struck by a Dodge Ram. The driver of the Sentra was transported to UMC Trauma with life threatening injuries. Officials believe impairment was a factor.

1:20 A.M.
The Clark County Fire Department responded to a "high level" house fire on the 1300 block of Arlee Court, near East Charleston Boulevard and U.S. 95. Upon arrival, the crews discovered flames and smoke coming from the home. Crews from Las Vegas Fire and Rescue and the North Las Vegas Fire Department were also called in to assist with the blaze. The fire had extended into the attic and crews were forced pull out to fight it defensively. The blaze was finally knocked down by 2:40 a.m. Upon investigation, the body of an adult was found inside. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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