New Year’s ends with gunshots, standoff in Vegas neighborhood

New Year’s ends with gunshots, standoff in Vegas neighborhood

From the Las Vegas Optic

Las Vegas police ended an hours-long standoff New Year’s Day with the arrest of a man accused of holding a man hostage inside a west side home, according to Chief of Police Adrian Crespin.

Estevan Alarcon, 26, was arrested around 12:30 a.m. Jan. 2 following a standoff that began some six hours earlier on Jan 1. Alarcon was charged with kidnapping and aggravated assault and was booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center.

LVPD initially responded to Alarcon’s home near Sabino Street and New Mexico Avenue just after 6 p.m. New Year’s Day after neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots. As police arrived, officers heard shots as well, according to an arrest affidavit filed in San Miguel Magistrate Court.