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Las Vegas middle school student arrested after accidental injury

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 18:54:16-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A student at Keller Middle School was accidentally injured today by a knife that was brought to school by another student.

While authorities are saying this was an accident, an arrest has been made in the incident. It is against the rules to bring a weapon to school.

The Clark County School District provided 13 Action News with this statement from the principal of the school.

This is Christina Brockett, Principal of Duane D. Keller Middle School.

Providing a safe, positive learning environment for our students is the number one priority and I want to keep you informed of important issues happening within our school community.

Today, first responders and emergency vehicles were on campus to treat a student who was accidentally injured by a knife that was brought to campus by another student. An arrest was made in connection with the incident.

While we take any weapons on campus very seriously, there were no threats made to the school or any student.

Please take this opportunity to discuss school safety with your child. If your child ever faces a situation where he/she is unsure about sharing information with an adult, please encourage him/her to report any issue of concern.

Students and parents can also make reports through the SafeVoice reporting system by calling 1- 833-216-SAFE (7233), through the website at safevoicenv.org [safevoicenv.org] or through the free downloadable phone app.

Please know this is a police matter and as a school, we are unable to release additional information. If you have any concerns regarding your child, please feel free to call us at 702-799-3220.
Christina Brockett, Principal of Duane D. Keller Middle School.

The school is located near North Hollywood Boulevard and East Bonanza Road.