Domestic Standoff Closes Maryland Parkway Near McCarran

Ends Peacefully. Incident Still Under Investigation

July 22, 2019 - 8:56 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT)- A small stretch of Maryland Parkway near McCarran Airport was closed for hours Monday morning because of a domestic dispute.

Just before 4am, police were called to an apartment complex on Maryland Parkway north of Russell. Police say a witness had called to report seeing a man with a knife drag a woman into his apartment.

After arriving on scene, officers asked the man to come out of the apartment. The man refused and the standoff was on.

The standoff lasted around four hours, with the man taken into custoday just after 8am.

The woman was treated on scene for head injuries but refused to go to the hospital. 

The incident remains under investigation.