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Arrest made after gun found at Green Valley High School

Posted at 2:27 PM, May 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-03 17:38:09-04

An individual has been arrested for bringing a gun to a school in the Las Vegas valley.

The incident reportedly happened at Green Valley High School on May 3. A gun was found in a vehicle in a parking lot. No threats were made to any students or the school before the gun was discovered.

Principal Kent Roberts sent an email to parents early Friday afternoon.

This is Kent Roberts, principal at Green Valley High School. As principal, my top priority is to ensure your child is safe at school, and to keep you informed of important issues happening within our school community. Today, Clark County School District Police officers were on campus investigating an incident, during which officers located a firearm in a vehicle in the parking lot. There was no threat made to a student or the campus at anytime. An individual was arrested. Additional police were on campus out of an abundance of caution. Please encourage your child to report any perceived threat, including possible weapons on campus, through SafeVoice, a school administrator, or to law enforcement. Thank you for your continued support. It is only with your help by sharing information about possible disruptions on campus and talking with your students that we can become aware of potential safety concerns and take proper action to protect our campus. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call us at 702-799-0950.

There have been at least 19 incidents involving guns or BB guns at schools so far this school year.

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