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conditions. as far as the motivation, at this point, metro says it's a domestic-related situation. >> obviously very important to point out, considering everything that's happened on the east coast. we can tell you this happened on the 6th floor of the parking garage of terminal 1. huge impact here for the airport as the elevators have been shut down. airport connector tunnel was closed for some time. thankfully, that is now open. also metro confirming that the property. >> and the new information we're getting is that there is an active situation when we heard from john treanor at 6:00, he was telling us that police had a description of a suspect vehicle that was a ford escape, which is an suv crossover-sized car and that they were going to track that down and now we understand that the police have converged at las vegas boulevard and not far from the airport. >> not far from the airport.
treanor who we understand is at the airport. john, what have you learned so far? >> reporter: well, this is the parking garage. you can see an active police scene behind me. there are a few police cars at this level but at the very top, that's six floors, where we believe this shooting happened, again, two victims, sunrise hospital with unknown injuries. and they believe, again, that this is a domestic violence-related situation. we want it make that known. when you hear airport and extra tight around here. and las vegas and serene, they believe they have a suspect or have identified the suspect's vehicle there. that's surrounded by police indicates that the suspect may be there as well. dramatic scene unfolding here just before 6:00 and again all centering right here at terminal 1, the parking garage around the 6th floor. the elevators are shut down. the airport connector also shut
as you get down here. this police investigate is still ongoing. you might be able to hear some of the police helicopters around the area. we are not far from the scene where the suspect has been cornered. we'll have the latest details as they unfold throughout this newscast and on news3lv.com. john treanor, news 3. guys? >> we always rely on our viewers in situations like this to help us out with angles that we haven't covered yet. this is at mccarran airport. you can see the emergency vehicles on converning on the scene. >> and perhaps a passenger asking whether this is some sort of terror incident. we want to be very clear here, metro is saying this is domestic violence. so some sort of intimate relationship between the people who were involved in this double shooting. >> we're hearing of this active
las vegas boulevard and serene an apartment complex. we believe that's where this photo is coming. you can see many more metro officers out as they try to track down a suspect in this shooting. again, possibly leaving in a ford escape, a smaller-sized suv. so that's what's going on right now as we speak. >> so multiple situations and multiple locations of this investigation. we have john treanor at the airport. but several other members of the latest. we'll continue to launch this story throughout this broadcast and throughout the evening. we have other news to bring you, including a hit-and-run victim's friends are calling on the driver to surrender of. >> police say phillip porter was struck over the weekend after a minivan driver blew through a stop sign outside of rancho high school. news 3's antonio castelan reports from the crash site. >> reporter: the victim is still in critical condition at umc hospital.
intersection. witnesses say the moped rider was coming from that direction when a driver in a minivan blew that stop sign. the driver struck the moped rider and took off. these are pictures captured after a man slammed into a mow ted near searles. phillip porter is the person shown lying on the pavement. police say the driver blew a stop sign. the impact sent porter flying off his scooter. the minivan just sped away. >> he's a nice person. >> reporter: jo bautista is a close friend of porter. he cannot believe a driver hit him and didn't stop. witnesses describe the minivan as an early 2000 honda odyssey. >> they don't care about people life. they just care about theirselves. >> reporter: david mortellaro, another friend of porter's said,
transportation was his moped. >> he's careful on his mow ted. watches out for traffic. >> reporter: porter is in kit cal condition at umc hospital. mortellaro said many people in the neighborhood depend on him. >> friendly. he will go to the food centers and bring food back to people who can't get it for themselves. >> robert brookens has he has a message for the mini vain drive -- minivan driver? >> did what kind of person are you? >> reporter: if anyone has information about the whereabouts of this hit-and-run driver, you are asked to call crimestoppers at 702-385-5555. reporting from searles and 21st street, antonio castelan, news 3. we have a sadup date to -- sad update.
bystanders after being found face down not breathing near downtown summerlin has passed away. >> some of you may remember the video of cpr being performed on the police officer. we're not showing that video anymore out of respect for the family. >> now to the situation in new york and new jersey, it was a chaotic scene this morning in a small new jersey town. it all started with the tip -- with a tip of a manle >> police moved in convince the from fingerprint evidence that he was responsible for the weekend terror attacks across new york and new jersey. shots were fired. ahmad khan rahami was wounded and taken into custody. >> rahami is facing attempted murder charges. >> two officers were wounded trying to arrest him. their injuries are not life-threatening. no federal charges for the bombings have been filed yet. he's been held on state charges
investigators say rahami was seen on a security video near the site of the blast in manhattan saturday night that injured 29 people. they also recovered his fingerprints at the scene and on that unexploded bomb that they found. investigators have up covered bomb-making materials consistent with those explosive devices. that evidence was pulled from inside an apartment over a new jersey restaurant owned by >> now that we have this suspect in custody, the investigation can focus on other aspects, such as whether this individual acted alone and what his motivations may have been. >> we all have a role to play as citizens in making sure that we don't succumb to that fear. and there's no better example of that than the people in new york and new jersey. >> now, as far as the question did he act alone?
time it appears he was alone. no indication that any kind of terror cell is operating in the new york area. the father of the accused bomber says he had no idea about his son's actions. >> in a brief statement, muhammad rahami said his heart is heavy. >> when you see in your family, you -- [ inaudible ] >> did you know your son was doing this. >> no. >> you had no idea? >> no. here's what we know about ahmaan family -- the family sued the city of elizabeth, new jersey and the local police department in 2011, accusing city officials, police and local residents of harassment and discriminating against them because of their religion. the mayor says this was part of a long-standing foot between the family -- forward -- feud between the family and the city.
friends from high school described him as the class clown, funny, popular. >> very fun my guy. you would never expect this. hiding in plain sight. >> tonight, investigators are investigating whether he was radicalized in afghanistan. he was born there, moved to the u.s. and traveled back several times. as this investigation moves forward, there are a lot of developments taking place, even when we're not on air. so when it happens, you can go to news3lv.com along with our social med constantly being updated. now to the aftermath of another terror attack, the fence around the pulse nightclub has come down. that included the black tarp, the tarp held words of remembrance honoring the 49 people who were killed and more than 50 others wounded bide a gunman back in june. the club has been a crime scene since the attack but authorities are wrapping up their investigation now and turning the site back to the owners. the tarp and other items are
memorial. any flowers placed at the site will be turned into compost to be used around gardens in the city. nevada governor, brian sandoval is moving forward with his education. >> why he has dubbed this school year the year of the stem. also, a couple enjoying a quiet weekend at home when a plane smashes right through their roof. and we saw the clouds nevada. the rain is next. we will tell you what we're expecting next. and another live look at mccarran, the scene of a double shooting. we can tell you the victims were conscious when taken to sunrise. that's good news. we'll have another update here on this incident, plus another investigation unfolding on las vegas boulevard and serene. the connection there, still not clear.
parking garage was on lockdown for a while. the elevators were shut down. the airport connector was shut down as police worked that scene and then bebegan to hear about another scene as they search for the suspect. >> at las vegas boulevard and serene, an apartment complex there, a suspect and a ford escape somehow tied to this double shooting at mccarran that happened before 6:00. we've shown you two different images now. this far away shot of the airport people could not get into one part of the airport. and that other ground shot where you saw many investigators. here we are. >> and the latest information we have on the victims, two people with gunshot wounds, rushed to sunrise hospital where they are being treated right now. we understand from clark county fire who responded to the scene that both victims were conscious as they were transported to sunrise hospital. so that brings you up to speed
now. we'll bring you updates as we get more information. some tense moments for people traveling to nevada today on a flight, a united airlines flight. it rolled off the taxiway at denver international airport. you are seeing the aftermath here. the plane was headed to reno but the brakes went out and it rolled off the runway. a reporter with a reno gazette happened on on board and live tweeted what saying the pilot did an emergency reverse with the engines to keep the plane from going right into a ditch. there were no injuries here. passengers and crew were bussed back to the terminal after they were brought out and put on another flight to reno. the owners of an arizona home where a plane crashed over the weekend say they are lucky to be alive. sharon and peter were in their gilbert home at the time. they escaped unharmed. the pilot was able to parachute
officials say he suffered second and third-degree burns and remains hospitalized. unfortunately, as you can see, from the video here all of the damage to the house, they say their house is a total loss. >> we are grateful to god to be alive. we take every day as it comes. that's all we can do. just breathe. breathe. >> she says breathe and be grateful. the plane was taking a parachuting team to a planned jump before iten targeted landings before this crash. new at 7:00, brian sandoval today declared this school year will be the year of stem. he made it official during an event at a high school in northern nevada. governor brian sandoval says some of the goals are to introduce students to stem careers and help students graduate with skills that better
>> it's really important for economic development when we go out and recruit these companies that we can tell them that we have initiatives like stem that are developing the work force tomorrow and frankly some of the families moving in are looking for this. >> this initiative doesn't mean more money is being allocated to promote stem. they will be emphasizing stem education throughout in school and now fans can't wait. >> the franchise announced, it's received deposits for the 16,000 tickets that were up for grabs. the goal was to hit so -- 10,000. now people who want the tickets will have to go on a waiting list. t-mobile arena has the capacity
games. fall arrives on thursday. summer is still in the air. still hot and dry across the west. this is video of a wildfire near an air force base in central california. it started yesterday. it's exploded in size. continues to burn out of control as you can see. no word on what started it yet. 800 firefighters are there near vandenburg. no structures are threatened at this point but a satellite launch at the base has been delayed because crews were responding from standing certainly has been a summer to remember when you think about how scorching it was. but, hey, some changes on the way. >> just when you thought we were done with the triple digits, we snuck one in. >> just one. >> this is the end. >> we're done after that. temperatures are gonna drop like a rock over the next two days. that's your warning. bust out the boots and jackets over the next few days,
a very different picture compared to the weekend. hot this afternoon. our last triple digit day of the year. everyone at home just clap and look. temperatures well above normal for this time of year. that trend is over. but here are the highs across the valley, ranging from the mid-90s on the west side of town. blue diamond saw 94 degrees this afternoon in comparison with triple digits in southeast henderson, green valley, the downtown area, 99 degrees in paradise and the triple digits this afternoon. we also started out very sunny. another phenomenal day and then this plank ket of cloud -- blanket of clouds showed up. we're expecting rain to come our way, you can see the increased cloud cover at the lake and mount charleston. in the valley calm and you can see big changes certainly on the way and wait until the next couple days pass. you will be shocked by the kind of weather. maybe not so.
summerlin. 94 at the lake as we as downtown. slightly warmer near paradise and in the mid-90s on the far east side of town. you can see your current temperatures at the moment. as of right now, winds are light. that's going to change in the week. 90 degrees in pahrump. we're looking at 68 degrees at mount charleston and 97 at lake mead also experiencing the very calm conditions. as we look to the satellite, the talker of the day is something we've just talked about. the increased clouds across area. what's next? it's the rain. what's it coming from? hurricane payne. take a look at this. moving about 150 miles an hour hour -- 15 miles an hour to the north. but the winds from this hurricane are around 90 miles an hour. as it continues to move north, it will lose momentum. we're expecting a splash of showers from the system. a good chance is possible by tomorrow and even lingering into the next day or so clearing up by midweek before a second storm
overnight tonight, though, we'll be similar to last night. lows in the 70s. we'll hang onto more clouds. i will tell you what will be cool is our highs over the next couple of days. these are the lows for tonight. take a look at the colors on this map right here. as we look into the highs tomorrow, not too much change with our temperatures. mid-60s on the mountain. 87 degrees for pahrump. cooler than what we've seen. in las vegas we're only expecting to make 085 degrees. we're going from trade triple digits to 8 a. you will want to wear the long sleeves, the jeans and boots. it will be a lot cooler than what we're used to. the chance of showers will linger before the second trough of low pressure and that will kick up the wind speeds significantly starting on thursday and continuing to the next couple of days bringing temperatures down again as if
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ultimately sent two people to sunrise hospital. we can tell you they were conscious when they were taken for help. >> right. we wanted to know about the motivation right away and the early reports from metro police, and this was within minutes, they say this appeared to be a domestic violence situation. not something else. important to point out with everything we've seen across the country the past three days. then we heard that police were looking for a ford vehicle and right after that, boom, there was a big police presence down at las vegas boulevard and serene. that's the picture you are looking at here, an apartment complex down there. we're not sure they are related but we're thinking at the time that they had located the suspect vehicle and that's why police were down there. >> and people are quick to post what they are seeing. if we can go from that other social media posting from the
you an idea what passengers were seeing. this is terminal 1 where all of this happened on the 6th 40. at one point, the elevators were shut down, even one of the tunnels going into the airport was completely shut down to traffic, too. >> if you are waiting for someone who was flying in tonight, this slowed a lot of people down. if memory serves, the 6th floor is the top floor, the one that doesn't have a roof o stay where they were. there was no getting in or getting out of that parking garage that you see on the right-hand side of your screen for quite some time. as you said, even the airport connector shut down. that was causing big backups getting to the airport on the 215 as well. >> thankfully that's reopened. at least it's alleviating the situation for people who were outside of the airport. but keep in mind, this investigation is ongoing. this happened before 6:00. it's only 7:30 right now.
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