This is a parents worst nightmare! You take your child(ren) to school with the assumption that they will be safe. Las Vegas has been having allot of shootings lately in this general area, now the crime is so close to our children, it is frightening.
On Tuesday (8/15/2015) afternoon around 1:30 pm on the east side of Las Vegas near Boulder Highway and East Tropicana Ave, a shooting occurred in front of the Whitney Elementary School. Metro has stated a preliminary investigation shows that someone pulled up in a vehicle, the drivers car door opened as they started firing. A gunshot victim was found at the Albertsons grocery story. We do not know as of yet whether it was a male or a female or the extent of the injury.
If you have seen or heard anything please call Metro at (702) 828-3111. Do not take the law into your own hands!