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Man arrested for having gun at Vegas elementary school

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Apr 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-26 18:32:17-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — School police say a man was arrested for having a gun on campus at a Las Vegas elementary school.

On April 25 at 2 p.m. officers responded to a call regarding the incident at Paul Culley Elementary School near Jones Boulevard and Washington Avenue.

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Officers say Donnie Poland was arrested for having a 9mm gun on campus after his wife got in a dispute with another man.

Poland retrieved his gun during the argument, but school police say he never pointed the gun at the other man.

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Poland and his wife drove off campus. He was later apprehended for having a dangerous weapon on school property.

This arrest comes after several Vegas-area students were arrested in threats and gun cases. Also on April 25, a 16-year-old student at Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts was arrested for having a 9mm handgun on school property.

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Earlier in the week, several other students were arrested after officers investigated social media threats to shoot people, and a 15-year-old was arrested with a loaded stolen handgun at a high school campus.