Canyon Springs High School: Shooting Near Las Vegas School, Police Say

This incident has concluded, and this story is no longer being updated.

UPDATE: 7:50 p.m. EDT—The lockdown at Canyon Springs High School was lifted on Tuesday after a shooting occurred near the school. Students were set to be released on the east side of the school.

Clark County School District officials said in an update that police would remain on scene to continue investigating.

UPDATE: 7:37 p.m. EDT—Authorities said they believed a shooting that occurred near Canyon Springs High School on Tuesday was a targeted incident and not random, KTNV reported.

One person, an 18-year-old male student, was killed in the shooting, KTNV reported. The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not have anyone in custody.

Original story:

The North Las Vegas Police Department confirmed it was investigating a shooting near Canyon Springs High School in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

There was at least one fatality in the shooting, Las Vegas Now reported. The identity of the victim had not yet been released. The shooting reportedly occurred outside the school near the baseball field, according to KSNV-TV.

It was not immediately clear if police had a suspect in custody. Police asked the public to stay away from the area while the investigation was underway.

Canyon Springs High School remained on lockdown as the situation remained active, Clark County School District said.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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