A former student brought a toy gun apparently made out of Legos to Garside Junior High School, prompting a lockdown before he was taken into custody. READ MORE
A fourplex at 2616 Mesquite Avenue, which was being renovated after a fire in December, caught fire again. No injuries have been reported and no one was displaced. The cause is under investigation.
UPDATE: 1:45PM 2616 Mesquite Ave fire in 4-plex being renovated after fire on Dec 1 (where homeless man rescued 2 kids), fire is OUT, no injuries, no1 displaced, cause U/I PIO1 pic.twitter.com/dBKEHSBhTj
A man was shot in the head on Tuesday night near Nellis Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue. It happened shortly after 11 p.m. on Lamont. Police believe it may have been a drug-related shooting. The victim was transported to hospital in unknown condition. The shooter left in a red, 4-door vehicle.
UPDATE ON MARCH 16: 18-year-old Kobie McKnight has been arrested for the shooting near Nellis Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue. The victim, Melvin Hernandez-Lopez, is still in the hospital. The victim told police that McKnight, who went to school with him, shot him during a drug deal. McKnight was booked on charges including attempted murder.