Skyview High School student arrested with a handgun on campus

This is the weapon seized by Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies Monday after it was discovered by Skyview High School employees in a jacket pocket of a student while at the school. Photo courtesy Clark County Sheriff’s Office
This is the weapon seized by Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies Tuesday after it was discovered by Skyview High School employees in a jacket pocket of a student while at the school. Photo courtesy Clark County Sheriff’s Office

The juvenile stated to school officials he had brought the firearm for self-defense

On Tuesday (May 31), Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a juvenile male at Skyview High School for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon on school grounds.  

School employees had located a handgun in a jacket pocket of the student while at the school.  The juvenile stated to school officials he had brought the firearm for self-defense.  The semi-automatic handgun had rounds in the magazine and an empty chamber.  

Per RCW 9.41.280 the juvenile was referred to speak to a designated crisis responder while at the Juvenile Detention Center.

This is an ongoing criminal investigation. 

No further information is available at this time.

Information provided by Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kevin
Kevin
2 months ago

If anyone knows who this student is, have him or his lawyers contact the Firearms Policy Coalition to see if they can assist with his defense.

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