Incident

5-15-2024 Arizona Mesa 0-1

Location

May 15, 2024

Mesa High School
1630 E Southern Ave
Mesa, Arizona

Participants

  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Joseph Coops
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Non-Shooting Incident
  • School Incident
  • Gun at school, no death/injury - elementary/secondary school
  • Possession of gun by felon or prohibited person
  • Ghost gun

Notes

Gun in student's backpack; was found by metal detector; subj said he had carried it every day; serial number had been scratched off;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 4
State Senate District: 9
State House District: 9