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Student with gun in waistband arrested at Las Vegas school

A student at Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts was arrested Thursday after bringing a gun to school.

No threats were made, Clark County school police Sgt. Bryan Zink said, but a 9mm semi-automatic handgun was found in the 16-year-old’s waistband. He was taken into custody without incident.

School police have confiscated 15 guns from students this school year, Zink said.

On Wednesday, a 15-year-old student was arrested at Chaparral High School after police found a gun in his backpack, and a 13-year-old student was arrested for making terroristic threats to Silvestri Junior High School.

The Del Sol high school student was taken to the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center, Zink said.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter.

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