LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police were on the scene of a standoff in downtown Las Vegas following reports of gunfire Thursday night.
According to Las Vegas Metropolitan police, neighbors in the area of the 2900 block of Charleston Boulevard reported a person “shooting a rifle indiscriminately into the air” from a third-story apartment at around 6:50 p.m.
When officers arrived, the person refused to leave the home, and some residents were evacuated from the area as a precautionary measure.
The LVMPD SWAT team and crisis negotiators took over the incident, and the person eventually surrendered to police approximately 5 hours after the incident began.
Detectives continued to investigate the incident, and no injuries were reported.