Officers investigating death connected to east Las Vegas barricade

Local News

UPDATE MARCH 28: Officers are now investigating a death in the area of the barricade situation. Police believe a man was found dead in connection to the incident. 

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: SWAT officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are responding to the scene of a barricade in the 7000 block of E. Lake Mead. Police said a person is barricaded in a vehicle.

Everyone is asked to avoid the area.

According to Metro, around 8:21 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired in the area.  No one was shot, but paramedics transported one person to the hospital for medical reasons. 

No other details were released.

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