(Las Vegas, KXNT) — Metro says they received several calls around midnight, about a woman holding a knife on a 2nd floor balcony at the Manor Suites on Las Vegas Blvd near Warm Springs.

Upon responding, officers reportedly saw the woman break into on of the suites and start stabbing another woman.  Three children under the age of 5 were also inside.

Reports say one officer fired multiple shots, striking the suspect. The woman with the knife died after being taken to the hospital.

The stabbing victim was treated on the scene.  Her injuries are said to be superficial. The three children were unharmed and are in police custody for now.

Police are investigating how, or if, the women knew each other.

The officer involved is on paid administrative leave.


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