He was Edward J. Delgado, 73, of Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner’s office said. He died of inhaling combustion products, and his death was ruled an accident.
Mike Shoro joined the business desk in May 2020 after working as a digital reporter and social producer. He previously reported on crime and breaking news for the Review-Journal. A University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate, and a Chicago suburbs native. Prior to joining the R-J, he worked at several news organizations in Nebraska. Father to an unruly rabbit.
Police didn’t yet know if either of Martin’s two bullets struck Alan Keith Baker, 42, but police know Baker shot himself in the head, Assistant Sheriff Charles Hank said. Baker was hospitalized at University Medical Center and was on life support Thursday afternoon, Hank said.
A recently indicted Las Vegas police officer was taken into custody early Thursday after an hourslong standoff with police in the northwest valley.
A baby girl police said died after she was smothered by her father has been identified.
An officer shot at a man who was threatening to harm himself and pointed a gun at officers, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The suspect faces two counts of assault on a protected person with a deadly weapon, jail records show.
People riding horses found his body in the desert just after 12:55 p.m. near Coldcreek and Bugling Bull roads, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
The shooting happened about 8:20 p.m. at May Avenue and Center Drive. Two men died at the scene and the third was taken to University Medical Center, where he was expected to survive.
A possibly stolen vehicle collided with several vehicles near the Strip on Tuesday night, police said.
Las Vegas police shot at a man who they said was suicidal and pointing a gun at officers Tuesday afternoon in the northwest valley.
Four months before Eric Chu was charged with murder in his 10-month-old daughter’s January death, Clark County Department of Family Services officials were called to a hospital and the family’s Las Vegas apartment to investigate neglect allegations, public records show.
Prosecutors charged Marcus Maddox, 30, with attempted murder in Nov. 19 attack on his wife, but didn’t charge him with murder in his daughter’s death and attempted murder in his son’s stabbing until Jan. 18, after the son identified him.
The Las Vegas Valley could see record-tying heat this weekend as atypically high temperatures and sunny skies persist, the National Weather Service said.
North Las Vegas Police said an 18-year-old woman was hit by a car near Washburn Road and Scott Robinson Boulevard, near Clayton Street.
After the third homeless person was killed this week, Las Vegas police said Friday they are working hard to solve the crimes and asked for the public’s help.