BREAKING: Suspected shooting incident near Matt Kelly Elementary School, Las Vegas

Suspected shooting incident near Matt Kelly Elementary School, Las Vegas

SWAT units and emergency services reportedly responded to a shooting incident near Matt Kelly Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada.


SWAT units and Las Vegas emergency services are said to be currently responding in large numbers to reports of a shooting incident that occurred just a few blocks from Matt Kelly Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada. The educational facility was reportedly placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded at 1:35 pm this Tuesday, January 24. According to, a police spokesperson has described the location as a ‘dynamic area’. They have advised members of the public to stay away from the area until further notice.

The incident is taking place in the west valley on the 900 block of Doolittle Avenue. Sean Sean DeLancey from KTNV is on the scene and reporting live @seanktnc. Multiple SWAT teams have arrived at the location he revealed.

According to Sean, police captain Raul Rodriguez confirmed that their units responded to reports of a neighbour dispute. As officers arrived on the scene, they heard the sound of shots being fired.

Three individuals were hit added the captain, but there are no fatalities or serious injuries reported by the medical services. Those involved have been taken into police custody.

This is a breaking news story and we will try to keep you updated as more information becomes available, thank you.


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