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One dead after a hostage situation and shooting in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on a hostage situation and shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):
    
2:35 p.m.
    
Authorities have found nothing dangerous after using bomb experts to search the belongings of a shooting suspect for a possible explosive device.
    
Las Vegas police said via Twitter that the scene of the Sunday morning shooting no longer posed a potential threat but was closed to the public because of the shooting investigation.
    
Lt. Dan McGrath says two men got into an argument when one pulled out a gun and opened fire.
    
The wounded victim was rushed to a hospital but later pronounced dead.
    
According to McGrath, between 12 and 14 customers and employees were inside at the time.
    
McGrath says the suspect taken into custody initially blended in with the crowd as people evacuated.
    
He says a bomb squad searched the suspect's vehicle and a backpack after someone made a comment about a possible explosive device.
    
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1:52 p.m.
    
One person has died after a shooting at a Las Vegas Starbucks and police are searching for any suspicious devices among the suspect's belongings.
    
Police said in a briefing that two people were arguing Sunday inside the coffee shop and one shot the other.
    
Authorities say the wounded victim was taken to a hospital but pronounced dead.
    
One person at the scene was detained.
    
Police are going through the suspect's vehicle and backpack.
    
Several nearby businesses have been evacuated and an area intersection has been closed.
    
The shooting was reported shortly before noon as a hostage situation.
    
A local news station reports, several people were seen exiting the Starbucks with their hands up.
    
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1:17 p.m.
    
Police say one person has been shot and several businesses have been evacuated after a shooting near a Las Vegas intersection.
    
Authorities say officers were called Sunday just before noon about a hostage situation in the area of Warm Springs Road and Rainbow Boulevard.
    
They say one person was found wounded and has been transported to the hospital.
    
That victim's condition was not immediately available.
    
Police have detained one person in connection with the investigation.
    
The intersection and access to nearby businesses remains closed.
    
A local news station reports,  that several people were seen exiting a Starbucks with their hands up.
    
A SWAT vehicle was also observed at the scene.

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