LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The Clark County School District reported that a gun was found on a middle school campus on Tuesday.

According to a letter sent to parents and guardians, the gun was taken from a student.

“School administration confiscated a firearm from a student. The incident was immediately reported to CCSD Police for investigation. As a result of the investigation, a juvenile was arrested.”

Jaclyn Ayala, Principal of Lawrence and Heidi Canarelli Middle School, March 26

The principal added that she was unable to say more about the student in question due to “privacy laws.”

“However, this event serves as a reminder that weapons of any kind are not permitted on campus. As it has been communicated multiple times, the Clark County School District is actively pursuing any and all legal actions against students who engage in violence and violate the CCSD Student Code of Conduct,” she added.

Students and parents can make reports through the SafeVoice reporting system by calling 1-833-216-SAFE (7233), through the website at or through the free downloadable phone app.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child, call the school’s main office at 702-799-1340.


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