LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called to the area of East Charleston and North Lamb boulevards after reports of a man with a gun shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Responding officers located the suspect at a nearby convenience store where he had barricaded himself and refused to surrender. The suspect was alone inside the convenience store. Officers evacuated the surrounding area.
SWAT and Crisis Negotiators were also called to the scene.
The suspect exited the business at around 10:45 a.m. and was taken into custody. Roads remained closed while the scene was cleared.
Charleston and North Lamb boulevards were closed in both directions. Police asked drivers to avoid the area.
Both boulevards were open by noon Tuesday according to RTC Southern Nevada.