Lawrence North High School freshman found with stun gun on school bus
15-year-old suspended pending hearing
Last Updated: 365 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS - A Lawrence North High School student has been suspended after he was found with a stun gun on a school bus, the district said.
The bus driver first noticed the stun gun during a Tuesday morning route.
When the bus reached the high school, the students were searched, and another student tipped off administrators that the weapon was in the backpack of a 15-year-old freshman, the district said.
"I'm proud of the student who stepped forward to make sure the stun gun was found," Principal Brett Crousore said in a news release. "Our students want their school and buses to be safe. Stepping up was the right thing to do."
The freshman told administrators that the stun gun belongs to a parent, and that he didn't realize it was in his backpack.
No one was injured. The freshman was suspended pending an expulsion hearing.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.