The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
The RTC of Southern Nevada reported all lanes on the I-15 at Flamingo Road were clear. The LVMPD said an emotionally distressed person was threatening to jump from a freeway sign. Authorities were able to speak to the man who came down voluntarily.
#FASTALERT 03-Sep-2020 9 pm,=UPDATE=— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) September 4, 2020
I-15 North and South Freeway All Lanes Open at Flamingo,
caution slow traffic, expect delays
The RTC of Southern Nevada reported all lanes were blocked on I-15 southbound at West Flamingo Road due to police activity.
#FASTALERT 03-Sep-2020 07:38 pm,— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) September 4, 2020
Police-activity on I-15 SB at Flamingo,
Freeway all lanes blocked,
Use other routes,
The North Las Vegas Fire Department is responding to a fire near East Lake Mead Boulevard and North Pecos Road. NLV fire upgraded the call to a 3-alarm fire that involved two buildings, saying that the fire may have been started by homeless people. No injuries were reported.
#FASTALERT 03-Sep-2020 07:51 pm,— RTC Southern Nevada (@RTCSNV) September 4, 2020
Structure Fire on Lake Mead Boulevard East and West Pecos Rd Area,
Roadway Closed, avoid area
The Nevada Highway Patrol reported a wrong-way crash on the 215 Beltway at Fair Hills Road. Minor injuries were also reported along with delays.
#trafficalert Wrong Way Crash, 215NB/Far Hills. Minor injuries, however vehicles are not movable. Expect major delays on the 215NB, use alternate routes. #buckleup #eyesontheroad #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/8lXS2Tw7aB— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) September 3, 2020
UPDATE SEPT. 9: The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 43-year-old Shannon Cherie William from Las Vegas. Her cause of death was a gunshot wound to the chest and it has been ruled a homicide.
Police in Las Vegas are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex near Charleston and Nellis boulevards. No other information was immediately available. Check back for updates.
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