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16-year-old student with loaded gun arrested at Centennial High School in Las Vegas

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Centennial High School student with gun arrested
Posted at 1:33 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 20:11:36-04

A 16-year-old student with a gun was taken into custody at Centennial High School on Wednesday morning, according to Clark County School District Police Department.

The arrest happened around 10 a.m. School administration received a tip from another student and they called the school police.

The student was removed from a classroom without incident and was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm handgun.

It is not known at this time why the student had a gun at school. The student is facing a charge of possession of a dangerous weapon on school property. 

Centennial High School is located near West Centennial Parkway and North Hualapai Way.