Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 5:14 p.m.
Several homes have been evacuated Wednesday in southwest Las Vegas while an armed person is barricaded inside a home near Blue Diamond and Fort Apache roads, Metro Police officials said.
Police, who arrived about 3:40 p.m., said the person is armed and a threat to him or herself. Police said nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.
Police are working to diffuse the situation.