8 News NOW has learned there were two hostages during a five-hour standoff with police Wednesday in a southwest Las Vegas neighborhood.
Metro officers were initially called out to a home for a domestic disturbance and when they arrived they encountered an armed man.
The suspect exchanged gunfire with police before barricading himself in a neighbor's home near Robindale Road and Decatur Boulevard.
One of the hostages describes the neighbor as a "ticking time bomb" saying he's seen his aggressive behavior in the past.
The suspect ran from his home to the neighbor's house where the neighbor and a friend were taken hostage.
"He told us he was going to kill us and then kill himself," said Doug Horwich, neighbor.
It was a near-death experience for Doug Horwich and his friend who's visiting from out of town.
The homeowner says he was waiting for a cable provider Tuesday morning while he was working from his home office upstairs... Read More