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Suspect surrenders near Karen and Sherwood

Posted at 3:17 PM, Mar 21, 2016

UPDATE: The suspect has surrendered.

 

Metro says the man was pointing a gun at people and wouldn't come out. He went into an apartment where he barricaded himself for 2 hours, but came out peacefully. KTNV Channel 13 Action News

Posted by Lesley Marin KTNV on Monday, March 21, 2016

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are on the scene of a standoff near Karen Avenue and Sherwood Street.

It was reported around 1 p.m. on Monday.

Investigators say a man pulled out a gun and then took off on a moped. When police arrived at an apartment in the area, the male suspect refused to come out. Nearby apartments were evacuated.

SWAT is on scene with crisis negotiators.

Action News is working to gather more information. Check back for details.