Standoff Ends at Silverado Ranch, Suspect in Custody - 8 News NOW

Standoff Ends at Silverado Ranch, Suspect in Custody

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LAS VEGAS -- A standoff involving a barricaded suspect in a home near Silverado Ranch Boulevard and Gilespie Street ended peacefully Monday night.

Metro Police and SWAT officers were called to the home shortly after 7 p.m. Several neighbors were evacuated as a precaution.

"SWAT negotiators responded, after lengthy communications, we had a peaceful and successful resolution, the subject is now in police custody and will be transported to speak to some professionals for further evaluation," Metro Lt. David Valenta said.

Police tell 8 News Now the suspect was a former police officer armed with a gun.

 

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