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BREAKING: Active Shooter In Nevada

Pahrump, NV – The Nye County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an active shooter on the southwest side of Pahrump on Thursday evening who has been shooting at deputies.

The incident began at about 7:45 pm on Dec. 3 in the 3200-block of Kings Way, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

The sheriff’s office said deputies were called to an address in that block.

The gunman has reportedly barricaded himself inside a house.

“Deputies are taking rounds over head,” the Nye County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. “This is an active shooter situation and all residents are advised to avoid the area and stay in your houses.”

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office was one of the law enforcement agencies that was featured on A&E’s LivePD.

Live radio traffic indicated that responding deputies had received permission to deploy flashbangs and attempt entry on the house where the suspect is barricaded.

No information has been released regarding the suspect’s identity.

UPDATE: Deputies used flashbangs to make entry to the house where the suspect was barricaded and take the gunman into custody, per live radio traffic.

The suspect told deputies there was another person in the residence but a sweep of the residence proved that information was not true.

Law enforcement has set up a perimeter and have begun to clear the area.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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