Nov 23, 2022

Garden City Police investigating firearm report at elementary school Tuesday

Posted Nov 23, 2022 3:49 PM

Garden City Police Department

On Tuesday, the Garden City Police Department was notified that a student at Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center had possibly brought a firearm to school.

Officers learned that an 11-year-old student possessed an Airsoft gun while going to school. During the investigation, an Airsoft gun and a canister of Airsoft pellets were located near the bus stop at Alta Brown Elementary School.

It has been determined that at no time was there a threat to the school or students. Disciplinary action has been taken by the school for the 11-year-old student.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Garden City Police Department and USD 457 encourage parents to remind your child to immediately report any information about any school safety-related incidents to administrators/staff and/or the Garden City Police Department.