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4 students detained at Clark HS

Posted at 10:24 AM, Apr 15, 2016

UPDATE AT 6:40 PM: Students are home safe after after a chaotic day at school.  Police and CCSD police tell 13 Action News Clark High School was put on "hard lockdown" after reports of a scuffle off campus involving a possible gun. 

"We thought it was a drill," said Emily Milner. 

The freshman says she was in her classroom when an announcement was made saying the school was going on lockdown.

"I could hear the alarms going off," she said. 

She tells 13 Action News the classroom doors where locked and students and staff were told to remain quiet.

"I texted my mom throughout the whole thing," she said.

Outside parents waited at the nearby 7-Eleven for updates, including Emily's mom, April Dilldine.

"She texted me saying, 'I love you,'" said Dilldine. "I ran over here telling her I was coming."

There was little parents could do given the situation.

"Students are being taken care of," said CCSD police Captain Ken Young. "Students are in the classrooms they are safe. We have officers that are working inside the school along the administrators."

Just before 2 p.m. students were released to parents. Four students inside Clark High School were detained and taken in for questioning in relation to the off campus incident.

"I ran like there was pizza," said Emily Milner. "I was never so happy to be out of their and to see my mom."

Police tell 13 Action News they have not found a weapon.

UPDATE AT 1:50 PM: Las Vegas police say lockdown has been lifted.

UPDATE AT 1:30 PM: Four students have been detained at Clark High School for questioning related to the incident that resulted in a lockdown at the school. Police say that no gun has been found so far. The school is still currently on lockdown.


Las Vegas police are investigating a report of a person with a gun near Clark High School.

It was reported at 9:57 a.m. that three juveniles were involved in a confrontation near Arville Street and Pennwood Avenue and it was believed that one person was armed with a gun.

When officers arrived in the area, the three juveniles took off running towards Clark High School and were last seen running onto the school's property.

Clark County High School is currently on lockdown.




This is a developing story. Check back for updates.