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Las Vegas breaking news for Sept. 16, 2020

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Posted at 5:19 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 14:38:02-04

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

11:32 A.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a single-vehicle crash into an electrical pole near Tropicana Avenue and Cameron Street (near Decatur Boulevard). Expect traffic delays as the pole is blocking some of the travel lanes. This is an ongoing investigation. No information on injuries at this time.

UPDATE 10:24 A.M.
All lanes are now open on the Interstate 15 southbound following a deadly incident early this morning where police say a woman was shot in a possible road-rage incident before crashing with another vehicle. READ MORE

UPDATE 8:40 A.M.
The Interstate 15 southbound remains closed at Spring Mountain following a deadly incident near Flamingo Road early this morning. Police say a woman was shot in the head before she crashed her car on the interstate. READ MORE

7:50 A.M.
Las Vegas police say they received a report of a small explosion in a garage in the 3800 block of Coral Reef Way (East Bonanza and North Pecos roads). Minor damage reported. Armor Unit investigating.

7:25 A.M.
The RTC reports a vehicle-fire on Interstate 15 southbound at Washington Avenue. The right lane of the freeway is blocked.

UPDATE 7:15 A.M.
Las Vegas police say that a woman who was driving home from work at a downtown casino was shot in the head before she crashed her car near Interstate 15 and Flamingo Road. READ MORE

5 A.M.
The Interstate 15 southbound has two separate incidents causing major backups this morning. A deadly crash at Flamingo had I-15 SB lanes closed in the area. Then, a second incident has caused major backups closer to Spring Mountain Road. Expect major delays. READ MORE

Las Vegas police say 1 man is injured and another is under arrest after a shooting shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex in the 3900 block of East Cheyenne Avenue near Walnut Road. The man is being treated at a local hospital. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time.

Police search for a suspect who shot a man overnight


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