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Las Vegas breaking news June 9, 2020

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Posted at 5:08 AM, Jun 09, 2020

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

UPDATE 4:05 P.M.
North Las Vegas police said Aleska Rodriguez, 12, who went missing Monday, had been located in healthy condition and returned to family with no suspicious circumstances.

The dog Aleska took with her was also located and returned in healthy condition.

Police thanked the community for their help.

Missing girl and her dog have been found

UPDATE 8:24 A.M.
Police say the person shot near Wynn Road and Twain Avenue this morning drove themselves to the hospital with a relative in the passenger seat. The injured person is expected to survive.

7:58 A.M.
Las Vegas police are on the scene of a shooting at an apartment complex on Wynn Road near Twain Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. Police say one adult was driven to Sunrise Hospital by a relative and taken into surgery. Their condition is not yet known. No other details were immediately available. The shooting remains under investigation, check back for updates.

6:55 A.M.
A crash near Russell Road and Eastern Avenue may impact your morning commute. Tow trucks and police officers are working to clear up the crash.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash at Russell and Eastern

UPDATE 5:52 A.M.
Las Vegas police say the believe impairment is a factor in a three-vehicle crash, including one rolled over vehicle, near Desert Inn and Valley View. The westbound travel lanes of Desert Inn were closed as officers investigated the crash, but all lanes are now open. One man was transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Impairment suspected in three-car crash

4:34 A.M.
UPDATE (6/19/20): The Clark County Coroner has identified the woman as 53-year-old Tammy Kay McColloch. Her death was multiple blunt force injuries.

Nevada Highway Patrol is on the scene of a deadly rollover crash on US-95 near Clark County Mile Marker 105. NHP says no travel lanes are closed in the area. The Nevada Highway Patrol released more information on June 10, saying the SUV involved left the roadway for unknown reasons and the female driver was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt with the crash under investigation.

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Deadly rollover crash on U-S95 Northbound near Clark County Mile Marker 105. No travel lanes closed. Source: Nevada Highway Patrol

2:24 A.M.
Las Vegas police are investigating a three-vehicle crash near Desert Inn and Valley View. Authorities say one of the vehicles involved has rolled over, and one man was transported to the hospital. His condition is not believed to be life threatening at this point, police say. The westbound travel lanes of Desert Inn are closed and traffic is being diverted while the collision is being investigated. It is not known if impairment played a roll in the crash.

Police need help locating a 12-year-old girl who went missing Monday afternoon in North Las Vegas. Aleska Rodriguez was reported missing last night after being last seen on June 8, around 12 p.m., in the area of N. 5th Street and Washburn Avenue, according to authorities.

Aleska is described as being 5’06”, 70 pounds, brown hair, and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a tie dye t-shirt, black shorts, and sandals. Aleska was also last seen and known to be walking a white German Shepherd dog.


Police say Aleska does not have any known medical issues.

All hospitals are asked to check their registries for Aleska Rodriguez, or any Jane Doe matching the above description, and to notify police immediately if found. It should be noted that HIPPA permits disclosure upon request to law enforcement, and is authorized pursuant, 45 C.F.R. section 154.512.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Aleska is asked to contact the North Las Vegas Police Department immediately at 702-633-9111.


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