LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Law enforcement is investigating after an explosive device was reportedly used during a youth church event in Henderson Wednesday night.

FOX5 obtained a letter sent to the Palm Canyon Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, which described a “scary incident” that happened during a “combined youth activity.”

The letter stated, “Apparently, some outside person threw a device that caused an explosion in the gymnasium of the Arrowhead building.” A juvenile who was present at the time of the incident provided a photo to FOX5, showing the damage on the gym floor.

Sources tell FOX5 that a similar incident happened near Mission Hills Park on Wednesday night as well.

FOX5 has confirmed that the FBI and Henderson Police Department are conducting a joint investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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