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September 24, 2018

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Police: Boy, 16, arrested at school after gun found in backpack

A Centennial High School student was arrested on campus today after officers found a 9mm handgun in his backpack, according to Clark County School District Police.

The 16-year-old boy was taken into custody about 10 a.m. without incident at the northwest valley school, 10200 West Centennial Parkway, Lt. Roberto Morales said.

Police were acting on a tip from another student, Morales said.

The boy was booked at a juvenile detention center on one count of possession of a dangerous weapon, Morales said. Investigators were speaking with him, but further information was not provided.