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UNLV shooting leads to road closures in Las Vegas Valley

Updated December 6, 2023 - 3:58 pm

Road closures tied to the aftermath of the fatal UNLV shooting affected afternoon commutes.

Interstate 15 northbound between Blue Diamond Road and Charleston Boulevard was closed to traffic around 12:30 p.m. to allow for first responder movement between UNLV and University Medical Center.

I-15 northbound reopened to general traffic at 2:30 p.m., according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. Northbound I-15 freeway ramps at Tropicana Avenue and Flamingo Road reopened to traffic at 3:33 p.m. after being closed for several hours.

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