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Las Vegas breaking news for Oct. 26, 2020

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 10:30 AM, Oct 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-26 23:28:02-04

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

7:11 P.M.
LVMPD officers responded to the intersection of Desert Inn and Fort Apache Roads due to reports of gunfire in the parking lot area shared by Terribles and Walgreens. Officers responded and secured the scene where evidence of a shooting was discovered. A gunshot victim self-transported themselves to an area hospital where police were called. Police say, at this time, it appears the victim who self-transported is related to the shooting at that parking lot.

LVMPD Detectives are on the scene. No road closures, but both businesses are closed at this time while the investigation is on-going. Avoid the area.

UPDATE 11:03 A.M.
Nevada Highway Patrol says US-95 has reopened at Mile Marker 52 and State Route 165 after closing due to dust storms.

10:27 A.M.
Nevada Highway Patrol reports road closures due to low visibility from dust storms. US-95 at Clark County mile marker 52 and US-95 at State Route 165 are closed in both directions. It's unknown when conditions will improve or when roads will open, the agency says.

Around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday the Clark County Fire Department responded to a reported fire at the “Doggy District” located at W. Flamingo and S. Grand Canyon. The high-level response included 4 Engines, 1 Truck Company, 1 Rescue and 2 Battalion Chiefs. Upon arrival, crews say a small fire was located near the rear of the building that was caused by a Lithium battery for a small appliance that was being charged. The fire was contained by the building sprinkler system and the structure itself was not involved in the fire. There was no report of any animals injured in the fire.


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