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Metro Police Arrest Student with Gun

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police say they have arrested a Clark County School District student for pointing a gun at two students at a bus stop Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m. in the northeast part of the valley near Marion and Kell Lane. Metro Police said that two students were approached by another student on a bicycle and that student accused them of stealing his cell phone. The two students told police that the student on the bike showed them the handle of a gun that he had in his backpack.

Police say the two students at the bus stop ran to another bus stop. The student on the bicycle followed them and pulled out a gun out and pointed it at them. According to Metro, one of the students punched the suspect and grabbed the gun and backpack. 

Metro Police arrived and took the student into custody and transported him to a local hospital for injuries he received from getting punched.

Police say that when the juvenile is released from the hospital he will be taken to the Juvenile Justice Center and booked for assault with a deadly weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.