April 18, 2019 09:31 AM
A second-grade student from Highland Park Elementary school brought a gun into school on Wednesday, school officials reported.
In a letter to parents, Highland Park Elementary School Principal Nancy Flynn stated staff responded immediatly to the incident and recovered a gun with a trigger lock on it that prevents the weapon from being fired.
According to Flynn, "No threats were made and there was no intent to use the weapon."
A police spokesperson said the gun was reported stolen by the students mother three days prior. Police are currently investigating how the student obtained the weapon.
School counselors and social workers will be available for any concerned students or families as needed.
Updated: April 18, 2019 09:31 AM
Created: April 17, 2019 05:50 PM
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