Las Vegas police: Suspect in custody after barricade near Flamingo, Lindell

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Published: Sep. 13, 2022 at 8:58 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to a barricade situation west of the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday morning.

LVMPD said they responded to the 5300 block of Retablo Avenue, near Flamingo and Lindell roads, around 4:48 a.m. Sept. 13 to investigate a family disturbance. Police said a man was barricaded inside an apartment in the area and was believed to be armed.

LVMPD said the suspect was taken into custody shortly before 10 a.m.

SWAT and crisis negotiators responded to the area. LVMPD evacuated nearby residences.

Rochelle Avenue was closed in both directions between Decatur and Lindell while police investigated.