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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in downtown standoff

Posted at 8:01 AM, Apr 06, 2016

UPDATE (10:44 a.m.): Police have made an arrest in this standoff. There is very little information available at this time. Check back for updates.


UPDATE (9:04 a.m.)

: A woman made it out of the apartment with stab wounds. She is expected to live. 

The male suspect is still inside the apartment. No one else is believed to be with him. Everyone else in the building has been evacuated.

Press conference happening now. Man inside the apartment. Woman made it out with stab wounds.

Posted by Parker Collins on Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Original story: The Las Vegas Metro Police Department is reporting a standoff situation at an apartment complex near New York Avenue and Commerce Street.

The event began 5:44 a.m. on Wednesday when police received a call for domestic violence. When police arrived at the scene, a male refused to leave the apartment, and is believed to be armed.

Nearby apartment residents were evacuated. Roads are closed off in the area.

SWAT has responded to the scene.

More updates to come as new information becomes available.