Metro Police: Fight breaks out after Desert Oasis football game, gunshots fired in the air

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating an altercation that happened Friday night at Desert Oasis High School near Cactus and Rainbow after a football game.

Police tell 8 News Now a fight broke out in a school parking lot after the conclusion of a football game. During the fight, officers say an individual fired multiple rounds into the air.

The suspect is reported to have fled the scene following the incident.

8 News Now had a crew on the scene. No injuries were reported and police secured the area.

A parent says they received a letter from the school the following day regarding the incident that read:

Dear Desert Oasis High School Families,

This is Principal Jennifer Boeddeker. As always, I want to keep you informed of important issues or events that take place at our school.

Last night, we had a situation where individuals were involved in an altercation after the football game. At some point shots were fired in the air. Fortunately, no one was injured. Police are investigating.

Please take this opportunity to discuss school safety with your child. Parents, please remind your child to never hesitate reporting anything that may be a possible safety issue to an adult. Additionally, we expect all students to adhere to the. CCSD Student Code of Conduct.

Students and parents can also make reports through the SafeVoice reporting system by calling 1-833-216-SAFE (7233), through the website at or through the free downloadable phone app.

If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our administration, 702-799-6881. DOHSHome #WeAreDO

Desert Oasis High School Principal Jennifer Boeddeker

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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