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September 20, 2019

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Several Las Vegas-area students arrested in threats, gun cases

School police in Las Vegas say several students were arrested this week after officers investigated social media threats to shoot people, and a 15-year-old was arrested with a loaded stolen handgun at a high school campus.

Clark County School Police Sgt. Bryan Zink said today that tips received through Nevada SafeVoice led to the arrest of a 13-year-old Silvestri Junior High student at her home on Wednesday and the arrest of a 16-year-old Valley High School student at his home on Monday.

That's a smartphone app for students and parents to anonymously report information.

Both students face felony terrorist threat charges.

Also on Wednesday, Zink says 15-year-old male student was arrested on campus at Chaparral High School with a loaded 9mm handgun in his backpack.

He's facing weapon-on-school-property and felony stolen gun charges.