Authorities are responding to a shooting at a high school in suburban Las Vegas that has left one person dead.

North Las Vegas Police Officer Aaron Patty said the shooting happened when the man or boy was leaving Mohave High School about 3:45 p.m. Friday.

It's unknown if the fatality involved a student or adult associated with the school, but the person was found dead on a sidewalk outside with a gunshot wound.

The Clark County School District could not immediately provide information.