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Las Vegas breaking news for November 5, 2017

Posted at 12:49 PM, Nov 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-06 01:05:43-05

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for Nov. 5, 2017.

10 P.M.

Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide that occurred at East Karen Avenue and Sherwood Street shortly after 8 p.m. Police say they responded to the area after reports of hearing gunfire were called in. They found a man with at least one gunshot wound laying on the sidewalk. The victim was transported to Sunrise Trauma where he later died. Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting. 

3:23 P.M.

The American Red Cross is assisting twelve adults and eight children after an apartment fire near Flamingo Road and Maryland Parkway. The 2-alarm fire happened around 12:57 p.m. Sunday, and was knocked down at 1:34 p.m. Eight total apartments were affected and two people were injured.  

12:24 P.M.

Las Vegas police say that patrol cars have been told to provide "a visible presence" in areas surrounding local churches in response to the mass shooting at a church near San Antonio this morning. Officials clarify that there has not been a local threat. 

RELATED: Gunman kills 20 during Sunday church service in Texas, shooter dead


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