Barricade situation ends with suspect in custody, woman transported to hospital

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A standoff between police and a man who allegedly attacked a woman with a machete ended around 10 p.m. Sunday night with the suspect being taken into custody.

The standoff started around 4:30 p.m. at an apartment complex near Harmon Avenue and McLeod Drive. The woman was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to Metro police but the man remained in the apartment, refusing to leave.

SWAT responded to the scene and nearby apartments were evacuated, prior to the barricade ending.

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