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Las Vegas breaking news for March 29, 2019

Posted: 5:16 AM, Mar 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-30 00:31:49-04
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The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

9:10 P.M.
Las Vegas Fire and Rescue responded to several fires at a vacant building located at 2401 Sunrise Avenue.

2:30 P.M.
Tony Alamo Elementary School is on soft lockdown following a shooting in the area. Police responded to a 911 call at a home near Torrey Pines Drive and Eldorado Lane just before 1:50 p.m. of someone ringing a doorbell who appeared to be armed. Officers say that person started shooting at the residence. Police are searching for the subject.

11:55 A.M.
According to the FAA, McCarran International Airport is experiencing delays due to winds. You can check flight information on McCarran's website here.

8:40 A.M.
North Las Vegas Fire Department and Las Vegas Fire and Rescue were on the scene of a 2-alarm fire near Cheyenne Avenue and Decatur Boulevard. A roof collapse was reported but no injuries in the incident. The cause remains under investigation along with American Red Cross assisting 23 adults, nine children, one cat, and six dogs displaced.

UPDATE 7:20 A.M.
Police confirm a deadly shooting happened at Sinclair gas station near Washington Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. Homicide detectives are taking over the investigation.

6:40 A.M.
Chopper 13 is over Washington Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard. Police say they are investigating reports of a robbery that happened just before 6:15 a.m. at the Sinclair gas station. Officers say someone fired a gun during the incident but it is unclear if a person was hit at this time. This is a breaking story, stay tuned for updates as more information becomes available.

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3:18 A.M.
One man is dead after a crash on Boulder Highway south of Sahara Avenue. Officials say a car crashed into a wall. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time it is unclear if impairment was a factor. Boulder Highway southbound is shutdown at Dalhart Street. Avoid the area if you can.

12:37 A.M.
A man is dead after a motorcycle crash on South Valley View Boulevard near West Starr Avenue. Police say the motorcycle failed to maintain the travel lane and left the roadway west of Valley View before crashing into a block wall. The motorcyclist was transported to UMC Trauma where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. This death marks the 26th traffic related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction. This crash remains under investigation.

OVERNIGHT
One man is dead after being hit by a semi truck on I-15, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. This happened on March 28 at 10:55 p.m. on the I-15 northbound just north of the Sloan exit. NHP says the man parked his car in the right shoulder of the I-15 and began to walk northbound in the right travel lane. The semi truck was traveling northbound on the I-15 and hit the the man. He was pronounced dead on scene. Authorities say the semi driver showed no signs of impairment and was cooperating with Troopers. At this point it is unknown why the deceased parked his vehicle along the freeway and why he was walking in a travel lane. This crash remains under investigation.

This is the second report of a pedestrian hit on the I-15 on March 28. NHP says another man was hit and killed on the highway in a separate incident around 1 a.m. READ MORE

RELATED: INTERACTIVE MAP: Pedestrians killed in Las Vegas valley in 2019

OVERNIGHT
On man is dead after a UPS truck and a motorcycle crashed near Warm Springs and Placid Street. The incident happened on March 28 just after 7:15 p.m. Police say the man on the motorcycle was speeding and the crash remains under investigation. The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The death marks the 24th traffic related death in Las Vegas for 2019.

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