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Man dies after roommate throws broken glass

LAS VEGAS – Metro Police say a man died over the weekend after his roommate threw a piece of broken glass at him during a fight.

Authorities say they've arrested 22-year-old Timothy Stall on charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon.

Police say they responded to reports of an injured man in a downtown apartment complex and found a man bleeding profusely from his leg. He was taken to University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators say Stall and his roommate, identified by police as Donald Dail, were in an argument that turned physical.

According to the arrest report released Tuesday, Stall told police he broke the glass on a fire extinguisher and threw a large piece of the broken glass at Dail. He told police he heard his roommate scream but did not know if he was hit by the glass because he walked away.

The glass had sliced Dail’s leg.

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Metro investigating fatal crash on Spring Mtn.

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck near Spring Mountain Road and Decatur Boulevard.

According to police, the crash happened at around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. The 19-year-old man who was riding the motorcycle was taken to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Westbound Spring Mountain Road is closed between Lindell Road and Decatur Boulevard for the investigation.

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1 dead in rollover crash at U.S. 95 & Jones

LAS VEGAS - A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving rolled on southbound U.S. 95 at Jones Boulevard.

The accident occurred shortly after 8:30 a.m. Nevada Highway Patrol says the 48-year-old man was ejected from the vehicle. He was taken to University Medical Center where he died.

Two lanes of southbound U.S. 95 are open at this time.

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Woman critically hurt in hit-and-run crash

 LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a crash involving a pedestrian and car near Olive Street and Russell Avenue, which is near Fremont Street and Eastern Avenue.

According to police, a Pontiac Bonneville hit a woman who was crossing the street. The woman flew up on to the hood of the car and through the windshield.

The Pontiac did not stay on the scene. The woman was taken to University Medical Center in critical condition.

Metro Police arrested the female driver of the Pontiac. There are no details on her arrest.

 

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Suspect arrested in connection with 7-Eleven shooting

 LAS VEGAS -- A suspect is under arrest in connection with a deadly shooting last week at a 7-Eleven store near West Sahara Avenue and I-15.

According to Metro Police, Sam McFarland was arrested in California Wednesday. McFarland is accused of shooting into a car and killing 23-year-old Krystal McAdow on July 17. McAdow was shot in the chest.

Police say McFarland didn't get out of the car he was in, but shot at McAdow through the windshield.

 

 

Two public meetings planned about proposed soccer stadium

The city of Las Vegas will be hosting two public meetings about the proposed soccer stadium for Symphony Park.

The first meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 North J Street.

The second meeting will be a 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at the Las Vegas city council chambers, which is on the second floor of the City Hall, 495 South Main Street. The Aug. 7 meeting will be televised live on KCLV Channel 2.

People who want to express their opinions online can do so by going to lasvegasnevada.gov/stadium. The online town hall will be open for comments until Aug. 11.

The Las Vegas City Council is scheduled to consider the stadium in a council meeting set for Aug. 20.

The city is working with the Cordish Companies to build the soccer stadium at the northern end of Symphony Park. The stadium would be home to a Major League Soccer team. 

Metro officer hurt in crash

 LAS VEGAS -- A Metro Police officer suffered minor injuries in a crash involving his patrol car and two other cars Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, at around 5:30 p.m., a truck ran a red light at Torrey Pines Drive and Vegas Drive and hit a car. That second car then ricocheted into the Metro patrol car. 

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with head injuries; however, his condition is not known. Police say alcohol could have played a role in the crash, but it is still under investigation.

No roads are closed because of the crash.