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Sunday night standoff ends, woman sent to hospital

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Sunday night standoff ends, woman sent to hospital

By Kim Powell. CREATED Nov 24, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police responded to a possible domestic violence situation near Pecos Road and Charleston Boulevard on Sunday night.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a woman was stabbed at the Spectrum Village apartments around 7:20 p.m. Sunday night.

After the stabbing, a man barricaded himself inside of an apartment and refused to come out.

SWAT was deployed to assist with the situation.

Police officers eventually set off flash bang grenades but discovered the suspect had escaped upon entry of the apartment.

The victim was transported to University Medical Center, but the extent of her injuries is not known.

The apartment complex was evacuated temporarily but residents have been allowed to return.

Action News will update this story as more information becomes available.