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Las Vegas breaking news for Sept. 6, 2019

Posted: 5:35 AM, Sep 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-07 11:37:34-04
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The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

9 P.M.
A woman was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound in a van located at a park on the 3700 block of Simmons Street, north of West Gowan Road, according to North Las Vegas Police officials. The woman had been reported missing earlier by family. Read the full article here .

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2:15 P.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating reports of a shooting in the 2000 block of Constantine Avenue, near Washington and Eastern Avenues. A 16-year-old was shot at that location with Clark County School District police assisting the victim. The teen was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries with a suspect taken into custody.

5:41 A.M.
Las Vegas police say a car crashed into Morton's Steakhouse near Flamingo and Paradise roads this morning. An off-duty officer stopped to check on the occupants, who then became aggressive. Police say a man and woman got into a fight inside the car before the crash. The man may have been attempting to run over the woman in the restaurant's parking lot when he hit the building. The officer held the occupants at gunpoint until additional officers arrived and the occupants were taken into custody. Impairment is suspected at this time.

5:30 A.M.
North Las Vegas police are looking for 36-year-old Steven Roberts Jr., who is bipolar and has schizophrenia. Last seen near Bruce Street and Cartier Avenue on Sept. 1. Possibly in a white 2012 Nissan Altima, plate NV 594H25. Call NLVPD at 702-633-9111 if you see him.

4:53 A.M.
Las Vegas police respond to shooting call in the 3300 block of Casey Drive, near East Tropicana Avenue and McLeod Drive. Adult male shot by 2 males, who fled the scene. Victim transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police still looking for suspects.

3 A.M.
Firefighters respond to fire at 1750 Marion Drive. 2 adults, 2 children inside at time of fire. Everyone was able to escape. American Red Cross assisting family.

OVERNIGHT
4 junior varsity football players from Pahrump Valley High School received minor injuries after their bus was involved with a piece of construction equipment near the Tecopa turnoff on Highway 160. The cause of the crash is unknown. The players were transported to a hospital but were released Friday morning.

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