Teen arrested after Palo Verde administrator finds 9mm, ammo in backpack


A 17-year-old Palo Verde High School student was arrested for bringing a gun and ammunition to school Thursday.

A school administrator found a 9 mm gun and ammunition in an unattended backpack before school begin, about 7:30 a.m., said Lt. Roberto Morales of the Clark County School District Police Department.

Nobody was injured in the incident. No other details were available.

The unidentified male teen will be charged with possessing a dangerous weapon on school property, Morales said.

Check back for possible updates.

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