EPD: Harrison student found with handgun after police called to school

EPD: Harrison student found with handgun after police called to school
Police say they found a small-caliber handgun on a student after being called by an employee at Harrison High School. (Source: WFIE)

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Police say they found a small-caliber handgun on a student after being called by an employee at Harrison High School.

According to the EPD news release, the school worker called police about the student possibly having a gun. The news release says the 14-year-old student, who did not make any threats, was taken out of class as police investigated.

EPD says a small-caliber handgun was found in the student’s pocket. The 14-year-old Harrison student was recently enrolled in the school, the employee told police.

The student was taken into custody and was placed in a youth holding facility on September 9.

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