LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person was shot on a middle school campus Monday, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officials say.
The incident occurred at Ed Von Tobel Middle School near the intersection of Pecos Road and Carey Avenue in northeast Las Vegas.
According to officials, the adult victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Investigators have yet to identify the victim, and police have not said if the lockdowns will extend to other schools in the area. Detectives have not yet released any information on the suspect in the shooting, although LVMPD officials say the suspect has not yet been found.
Police ask people to avoid the area.
It is not yet known when and how students from Ed Von Tobel Middle School will be released for the day. The school was on a hard lockdown as of 1:00 p.m. on Monday.