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Police: Del Sol student suspected of killing security guard

Posted: 10:51 AM, Apr 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-29 13:55:11-04
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 16-year-old student at Del Sol Academy arrested last week for having a gun on school property is suspected of killing an unarmed security guard earlier in the week, according to police.

Las Vegas police say 16-year-old Anthony Okelberry is a potential suspect in the death of Hursey Dale Addison.

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On April 22, officers found Addison laying on the ground of a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound near Russell Road and Mountain Vista Street.

Addison was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A few days later, on April 25, Okelberry was arrested and booked into Juvenile Detention Center for having a 9mm handgun on school property.

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Okelberry faces charges of:

  • Obtain or possess credit card without cardholder’s consent
  • Burglary
  • Robbery with use of a deadly weapon
  • Possession of a dangerous weapon on school property

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Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact police at 702-828-3521, or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.