- Jan 11, 2008
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BOULDER CITY, Nv. (WHSV) — An armed man has reportedly barricaded himself inside an armored vehicle on the Hoover Dam bridge, shutting down traffic and leading to a massive police response.
Nevada Highway Patrol confirmed that an armored vehicle blocking the lanes on the bridge closed US 93 in both directions.
According to the patrol, the man is possibly armed. Witnesses at the scene have posted photos, saying the vehicle has notes taped to it requesting President Trump to "release the reports."
Arizona Highway Patrol, Boulder City police and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police also responded to the incident, which began around 12 p.m.
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All pedestrians were ordered to evacuate the area, and local news stations report police are attempting to remove all vehicles from the bridge as well.