SPRINGFIELD, Mo- A BB gun was found and quickly recovered on a school bus en route to Westport K-8 School Tuesday morning.
Administrators responded immediately to investigate the incident, questioning the student who allegedly had the BB gun, according to an SPS Facebook post.
A BB gun was located and quickly taken into possession by School Police. It was not loaded and not presented in a threatening manner. No students or staff were harmed.
SPS says, “We consider any weapon at school a serious concern and Westport administrators and School Police will continue to thoroughly investigate the matter.”
Individuals who came forward to report what they saw are to be commended. By doing so, they are helping to keep Westport safe for everyone.
The public is always encouraged to share info with School Police by calling 523-2911.
We want to assure you that appropriate disciplinary procedures will be followed based upon the findings of the investigation.