Metro: 1 shot, killed in northwest valley |
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Metro Police investigated a shooting in the northwest valley Tuesday evening.
It happened around 4:45 p.m. in the 2100 block of Henniker Way near Rampart and Lake Mead.
According to officers, a woman was shot and killed in the middle of the street.
Metro says the male suspect was running in the area, but he got away from authorities and went into a backyard where he barricaded himself with a gun. Officers were able to make contact with the suspect.
SWAT and a crisis negotiating team were called to the scene to work towards a peaceful ending. Parts of the neighborhood were evacuated.
The suspect was eventually taken into custody around 8 p.m.
There wasn't any other information released.