Vegas police probe stabbing, apartment arson fire



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating a stabbing that may have led to an arson fire.

Police say a woman stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach and in the leg during an altercation at an apartment near Jones and Washington about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

KSNV-TV reports (http://tinyurl.com/ll2vvzx) the boyfriend later poured gasoline around the apartment and started a fire.

Las Vegas Fire & Rescue arrived to extinguish the fire. The man was transported to University Medical Center with undisclosed injuries while his girlfriend reportedly fled the scene.

No names have been released and no charges filed so far.

The case remains under investigation.

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