Las Vegas police are investigating a gunman near Shadow Ridge High School

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – Las Vegas Metropolitan Police and Clark County School District Police are investigating reports of a person with a gun outside Shadow Ridge High School.

Police said no injuries were reported. The LVMPD said the school is now in critical condition.

CCSDPD said they are investigating a rumored threat and have locked down the school out of an abundance of caution. The Principal of Shadow Ridge sent the following letter to parents:

Dear Shadow Ridge Middle School Families.

This is Director Tracy Cannon. As always, I want to keep you informed of important issues and events happening in and around our school.

Our school is currently on lockdown due to a rumored threat. The threat has not been confirmed. I will update you if we have any additional information. Police are checking the campus as a precaution.

Again, the school is on lockdown out of an abundance of caution while police investigate. There is no active threat.

Please encourage your child to report any perceived threats. Students and parents can also report through the SafeVoice reporting system by calling 1-833-216-SAFE (7233), through the Safevoicenv.org website, or through the free downloadable phone app. Or call CCSDPD dispatch at 702-799-5411 for immediate attention.

If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact our administration at 702-799-6699.

Additional details were not immediately available. LVMPD asked the public to avoid the area and call emergency vehicles.

In a second update, Las Vegas police advised that “this is not an active shooter situation.” The department stated that “everything appears to be fine. No injuries have been reported.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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