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Overnight standoff in west Las Vegas ends

Overnight standoff in west Las Vegas ends

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Nov 30, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- An overnight standoff at a house on Pheasant Lane, near South Buffalo Drive and West Charleston Boulevard, has ended.

The incident began shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday night after someone reported gunshots.

Police believed that the person responsible for firing the shots may have hidden inside one of the houses.

Surrounding homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's SWAT unit was called in and several hours later, they made entry into the house.

No one was found.

Action News will update this story if new information becomes available.

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