Director of Nevada prison system under investigation

Las Vegas, NV– The director of the Nevada prison system is under investigation by Metro.

An employee at High Desert State Prison filed a report at the end of February, claiming Howard Skolnik got angry during a meeting with about 30 medical staffers and threatened to shoot them with a shotgun and sniper rifle.

A prison spokeswoman tell us Skolnik doesn’t own either type of weapon.

She also says he can’t comment because of the investigation, but adds he’s not concerned about the outcome.

No charges have been filed in the case.