Reports of gunshots lead Las Vegas police to marijuana grow operation

Las Vegas police discovered a marijuana grow operation in the northwest valley Monday night.

About 9:50 p.m. Monday, officers responded to 8508 Copper Knoll Ave., near West Gowan Road and North Durango Drive, after receiving reports of gunshots, police spokesman Danny Cordero said.

When officers checked inside the home for possible victims, they observed a marijuana grow operation, Cordero said. Police Lt. Timothy Hatchett said no injuries were reported.

The Metropolitan Police Department’s narcotics unit responded to the scene.

Five people were detained for questioning. It was unclear Tuesday whether any of those detained will face charges.

Contact Jessica Terrones at or 702-383-0381. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter.

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