An investigation is ongoing, according to the Special School District’s official statement. The incident happened on March 12.
The district has this policy in place regarding weapons:
No person shall carry a firearm, a concealed weapon or any other weapon readily capable of lethal use into any school, onto any school transportation or onto the premises of any function or activity sponsored or sanctioned by the District, except for authorized law enforcement officials. School officials are prohibited from authorizing any person to bring weapons on school property or to school activities, including concealed weapons, beyond the exceptions stated in this policy.
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