CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 15-year-old Chippewa Valley High School student is facing multiple charges after a gun was found at school on Friday (April 1).
The teen has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, receiving and concealing a stolen firearm and possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds. They are being held at the Macomb County Juvenile Justice Center.
The high school went into a temporary lockdown on Friday after officials received a report that a student inside the school had a gun.
A parent and a student reported that another student had a gun on school grounds. School administrators called police and placed the school under a lockdown as a precautionary measure.
Police responded to the report and removed the student without incident, Chippewa Valley Schools Superintendent Ron Roberts said.
“Keeping our students and staff safe is a community-wide effort. Parents, please remember to talk to your child about your expectations for behavior at home and at school. Remind them of the school policies that prohibit weapons on school premises and the serious consequences they will face is they violate those rules.”Chippewa Valley Schools Superintendent Ron Roberts
Officers recovered a gun from the school during their initial investigation. Clinton Township Police said that nobody was hurt and that no one was in harm’s way during the lockdown.
The district is praising the quick thinking of police and parents.
The high school students were released as scheduled, police said.
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