Published: Fri, March 02, 2018
Culture&Arts | By Merle Christensen

West Haven Police: Magnet School Student Arrested After Making Threats

West Haven Police: Magnet School Student Arrested After Making Threats

A freshman at Tewksbury Memorial High School is in custody Thursday afternoon after police say he made threats to shoot another student at school.

Principal Jeremy Mitchell sent an email overnight stating he was made aware of a threat on social media to the high school late Wednesday night. Both students were taken into custody without incident and will be charged with possession of a unsafe weapon on school property.

So far this year, Clark County School District police have confiscated 17 firearms on campus.

Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 1, 2018. "We urge parents to talk with their children about the seriousness of making any threatening remarks and to report all suspicious behavior observed in person or on social media".

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School officials said they will continue to conduct safety drills, train staff, and also laid out disciplinary guidelines for students caught threatening the school.

"It can be you want gun control, you want change for mental health, you want change for policing", said High School Senior, Sean King. During the investigation, officials identified the suspect as 17-year-old Fernando Vasquez and located a firearm in his vehicle.

The case is still under investigation, police said. Jaeger said while teachers had been trained, most didn't tell their students about what they learned. In that conversation the former student inquired about recent activity at WVHS.

"Please take this opportunity to discuss school safety with your students. We share the concern about the level of violence being used by young people today, and would like reassure our school community that the safety of our students is our number one priority". I am attaching the DCSO press release, which includes more information on their investigation.

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