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I-15 reopened after barricade suspect arrested in south Las Vegas

Updated July 21, 2021 - 2:50 pm

A stretch of Interstate 15 in the south valley was closed for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon after a barricade situation involving a vehicle.

The Metropolitan Police Department said it had the suspect in custody in an email at 2:39 p.m.

I-15 had been closed in both directions at Silverado Ranch Boulevard since at least 1:23 p.m.

It is not yet known what precipitated the standoff.

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