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Las Vegas breaking news for March 6, 2018

Posted at 7:25 AM, Mar 06, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for March 6, 2018.

9:28 P.M.

Henderson police are investigating a hit and run involving a pedestrian and a vehicle near Galleria and Boulder Highway. The pedestrian was transported to hospital with critical injuries. Police ask you to avoid the area while the investigation takes place. Right now, police say they do not have a description of the vehicle involved.

9:25 P.M.

UPDATE: The barricade was located in the 4800 block of Desert Plains Rd near Buffalo Drive and Tropicana Avenue. SWAT made entry around 8:30 p.m. and rescued a woman and two children. A man was taken into custody. The woman was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and the children were unharmed. All roads in the area should be back open by 10 p.m.

9 P.M.

Police say there is a barricade in a neighborhood near Buffalo and Tropicana. A man is refusing to let a woman leave. Please avoid the area.

10:45 A.M.

Police confirm two people were shot on Bridle Court and Lasso Circle, near Flamingo Road and the U.S. 95. CLICK FOR FULL STORY

7:15 A.M.

A person was hit by a vehicle on Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. The pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

6:54 A.M.

A school bus was involved in a crash near Desert Inn and Topaz roads. Police are on the scene and investigating the reason for the crash.

This is a developing situation.

6:43 A.M.

Two vehicles were involved in a crash near Flamingo Road and Nellis Boulevard. One person was transported to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

6:16 A.M.

An off-duty Las Vegas police officer was traveling north on Pecos near Russell Road in an unmarked 2016 Chevrolet SUV when a man driving a black Cadillac SUV traveling south on Pecos made a left turn in front of him.

The officer crashed into the Cadillac and had to be transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
 
The driver of the Cadillac was also transported to the hospital and reportedly showed signs of impairment.

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