Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 | 1:28 p.m.
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.