This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for October 19, 2017.
Las Vegas police are investigating a shooting in the 2800 block of North Pecos Road that happened at 8:21 p.m. One person was shot in the chest and transported to the hospital in unknown condition. Police suspect the shooting may be gang related.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says that the fire in the home near Jones Boulevard and Alta Drive earlier today appears to have been electrical in nature. 4 people in the home were able to escape without injury.
Firefighters put out a fire on the second floor of a vacant house at 8701 Shady Pines Drive, near El Capitan Way and Durango Drive. No one was injured, and squatters are suspected of starting the fire.
A second Clark County School District school bus was involved in a separate crash around 4:30 p.m. near Burnham Avenue and Vegas Valley Drive. No injuries were reported. READ MORE.
Hiker injured near Red Rock Canyon has been tranpsorted to University Medical Center.
Another Clark County School District school bus was involved in a crash on Thursday afternoon. It happened around 2:20 p.m. The bus was transporting 15 students from Peterson Academic Center. The crash happened near the 215 beltway and Durango Drive in southwest Las Vegas. No injuries have been reported.
Las Vegas police say they received a call about a hiker who fell outside the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Calico Drive and Heyer Way around 12:16 p.m. The hiker, believed to be in his 20s, may have back injuries. Resident officers are on the way to the hiker.
North Las Vegas is reporting that they received a call about a suspicious package at a business at approximately 7 a.m. The business is located near Arcata Way and Aerojet Way, which is near Craig and Losee roads. Some of the nearby businesses have been evacuated as a precaution and road closures are in effect.
A three-car crash causes a major back up on I-15, near Sahara Avenue. The back up goes as far north as Cheyenne Avenue. Expect delays traveling northbound this morning.
A fire was reported overnight at 365 Wisteria Avenue, near Jones Boulevard and Alta Drive. Three adults and one teen have been displaced as a result of the fire, which may have started in a bedroom, but no injuries have been reported.