UPDATE: Suicidal person near Lake Mead in custody

LAS VEGAS - UPDATE: Police took the person into custody around 2:00 p.m.

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Police are dealing with a suicidal person near Lake Mead National Recreation Area which has one entrance to the park closed. 

Lake Mead Boulevard is closed from Loz Feliz Street to the Lake Mead pay station. 

Police say the suspect is connected to a domestic violence attempted shooting. 

The person is now suicidal and armed with a handgun near the recreation area, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. 

Lake Mead is still open but visitors will have to access the park through the Lakeshore Road entrance. 


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