Student taken into custody for bringing unloaded firearm onto Olathe Northwest HS campus

April 02, 2018 - 4:01 pm

Olathe, KS - An unamed student has been arrested for bringing a firearm to Olathe Northwest High School this morning.

A school resource officer took the student into custody.

According to the Olathe Police Department, the weapon was unloaded.

An email sent by the Olathe School District informing parents stated that the student did not have any ammunition.

“The school resource officer and school officials immediately met with the student upon notification, and the weapon was recovered,” Olathe Northwest Principal Chris Zuck said in a statement released by the school district and sent to parents.

“It is important to know that the weapon was not loaded and there was no ammunition on property. We are working closely with the Olathe Police Department regarding this incident and believe that at no time were students or staff in any danger.”



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