Updated May 15, 2022 - 4:19 pm
A person died Sunday after an hours-long standoff with police on a downtown Las Vegas pedestrian bridge, the Metropolitan Police Department said.
Police were called about 8:45 a.m. to a shopping mall and entertainment complex on Fremont Street, Lt. Brian Boxler said.
SWAT officers were summoned to “take tactical command of the event” and had worked on a “peaceful and safe” resolution, Boxler said.
The person died at University Medical Center from injuries suffered in a fall, Boxler said about 3:15 p.m.
Las Vegas Boulevard South was shut down for hours in the area.
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