The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
Nevada Highway Patrol says a person was hit and killed by a vehicle on US-95 near Searchlight. Southbound US-95 at I-11 is closed. Avoid the area.
UPDATE 12:30 P.M.
Las Vegas police said the suicidal person located inside the Circus Circus hotel-casino was taken into custody without incident.
Las Vegas police responded to a suicidal person in the 1000 block of Circus Circus Drive. Officers located the person holding a firearm inside one of the hotel rooms at the property and the incident is being treated as a barricade. A few of the nearby rooms have been evacuated as a precaution, according to authorities.
Las Vegas Boulevard has reopened in both directions in front of the Wynn hotel-casino.
10:45 am, UPDATE Las Vegas Blvd S at Wynn Main Gate, All Lane are Open Las Vegas Blvd on both directions— Nevada DOT (@nevadadot) November 25, 2019
A man on house arrest has died, according to police. The man was on house arrest for theft greater than $3,500. He had a medical episode Nov. 22 and was transported to a local hospital. The Clark County coroner has identified him as 46-year-old David Mark. Cause of death and manner are still pending.
Las Vegas Boulevard is closed in both directions near the Wynn. Police say a pedestrian was struck by a hit-and-run driver. The pedestrian was transported with life-threatening injuries. Motorists should avoid the area.
#FASTALERT 25-Nov-2019 06:49 am,— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) November 25, 2019
UPDATE Las Vegas Blvd S at Wynn Main Gate,
Remains Closed Las Vegas Blvd on both directions,
Use other routes
Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating a homicide near East Lake Mead Boulevard and North Lamont Street. Lake Mead is closed in both directions between Marion Drive and Nellis Boulevard. Police say they found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds in the driver's seat. Police say that the shooting may be related to road rage.
A black sedan with headlights on and air bag deployed on a curb may be part of this crime scene. We just watched an ambulance leaving. pic.twitter.com/6dCwK6QsKA— Kelsey McFarland (@KelseyMarie_TV) November 25, 2019
Police activity near Lake Mead and Nellis has resulted in road closures. Lake Mead is closed between Nellis and Lamb boulevards. Police are investigating an incident on Lamont.
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