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Suspect in deadly shooting near Sunrise and 28th arrested

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police said they have arrested the person involved in a deadly shooting Friday at an apartment complex near Roy Martin Middle School.

Officers said 30 year-old Daniel Kelly of Las Vegas got into a heated argument with 28-year-old David Hernandez in the 2800 block of Sunrise Avenue.  It escalated and Kelly pulled out a gun and shot Hernandez several times, according to police.

After the shooting, the 30-year-old fled to a nearby apartment where he was eventually caught and taken into custody.

Kelly was booked into the Clark County Detention Center where he faces charges of murder with a deadly weapon and false statement to obstruct an officer.

This was the 119th homicide in Metro's jurisdiction.

UPDATE: NB US 95 at I-15 reopened after 2-hour closure

LAS VEGAS — A crash Friday afternoon closed northbound lanes of US 95 at Interstate 15. The stretch of roadway was reopened two hours later, around 3 p.m.

Nevada Highway Patrol said three cars were involved. At least one person was taken to the hospital, but their injuries are unknown.

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Report: Robbery that killed woman was random

My-Son McNair and Daivion Moore

LAS VEGAS -- A report released by Metro Police said the victim killed in an apparent random armed robbery on Nov. 11 refused to give the robbers her belongings.

According to the police report, the three suspects followed 22-year-old Laura Ashley McKinney and here friend as they walked home from work along Simmons Street near Vegas and North Rancho drives.

The police report said all of the suspects wore hoodies. However, the man in the red hoodie, reportedly yelled “Hey.” That's when McKinney and her friend found him holding a gun.

The red-hooded man then said, “You guys have five seconds to give me everything you guys have?”

McKinney's friend said, as the suspect counting down from five, she immediately reached in her bag to give them her belongings.

Man indicted second time in shooting death

LAS VEGAS -- For the second time in three months a Clark County grand jury indicted Zuri Burton for the August 2013 shooting death of Sterling Niitsuma in a home near Torrey Pines Drive and Craig Road.

Burton allegedly shot the 35-year-old Niitsuma in the head after arranging to buy marijuana from the victim. 

Burton, who remains in custody at the Clark County Detention Center without bail, was charged with murder with use of a deadly weapon, robbery, conspiracy to violate the uniform controlled substances act and related charges.

Some of the charges in the initial indictment were dismissed on a technicality, which is why a second indictment was brought against Burton.

Hit-and-run crash injures 2 near Decatur and Charleston

 LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash at Decatur Boulevard and Evergreen Avenue, which is north of Charleston Avenue.

Police say a car struck two pedestrians, male and female, both 86-years-old, using the crosswalk. 

The conditions of the two victims are listed as stable at U.M.C. Trauma.

Split Las Vegas council delays vote on soccer stadium


LAS VEGAS (AP) — A split Las Vegas City Council postponed until Dec. 17 a vote on a plan to rework $50 million in public bond financing to support a developer's plan to build a $200 million downtown soccer stadium.

The 4-3 vote on Monday gave Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. and local partner Findlay Sports and Entertainment two more weeks to finalize financing.

The partially covered 24,000-seat stadium is being designed to host a professional soccer team if the developers win a Major League Soccer franchise. Minneapolis and Sacramento, California, also seek an expansion team.

The proposal was first made in May. A vote has been postponed several times, with council members balking at using public money.

The stadium would be built at a former railroad yard near the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.

3 kids struck by car, injuries not serious

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say three children are being treated for injuries that don't appear to be life-threatening after they were struck by a vehicle in front of a Las Vegas school.

Las Vegas police Officer Laura Meltzer says the children had been dropped off Wednesday by a caregiver across the street from Hewetson Elementary School and weren't in a crosswalk when they were hit. The school is near Bonanza Road and 20th Street.

The children were taken to University Medical Center, and the driver remained at the scene.

Meltzer says the vehicle was moving at low speed, and the motorist wasn't believed to have been impaired.