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Woman arrested after stabbing, barricade in northwest Las Vegas valley

An hourslong barricade situation stemming from a domestic-related stabbing Monday morning in the northwest valley ended with an arrest, Las Vegas police said.

Metropolitan Police Department officers were initially dispatched about 10:30 a.m. for a woman who was stabbed at a 6400 block of Little Pine Way home, near North Torrey Pines Drive and West Smoke Ranch Road.

The woman had moderate stab wounds, and as of 4 p.m. she had been stabilized at a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

When officers responded, the suspect in the stabbing — also a woman — barricaded herself inside the Little Pine home for a few hours. Police tried to negotiate with the woman, but she was uncooperative.

About 4 p.m., the suspect was taken into custody without injury.

Police did not yet release the name of the woman arrested, who faces charges related to the stabbing.

Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0391. Find @WesJuhl on Twitter.

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