Las Vegas schools on lockdown

Monday, October 2, 2006

Today, two schools in Las Vegas, Nevada are on lockdown after a report of a teenager on campus with a weapon. A former student reportedly brought a semi-automatic .25 calibre pistol to a school and at least one other weapon has been recovered from a nearby church.

The suspect was attempting to gain access to Mojave High School on corner of North 5th Street and Washburn in North Las Vegas.

Police locked down the high school and the nearby elementary school as they searched for the suspect.

Officials have stated that no students were injured, and, there were no reports of the teenager threatening to harm anyone at the school.