Loaded gun found at Ben Davis High School

Student in possession arrested, suspended

INDIANAPOLIS - A loaded gun was found inside Ben Davis High School on the city’s west side Monday, Wayne Township officials said.

The weapon was with a student and police are investigating the teen’s motives for having the gun.

The superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Wayne County released the following statement to parents and guardians of students:

"I am writing to tell you about an incident that took place at school today. During the day, administration received information about a possible weapon on campus. Through a thorough investigation, we did find and recover a loaded handgun. The student found in possession has been arrested and is suspended pending expulsion. There is no indication that the student had intention of using the item. The school is secure and the day has continued as normal."

Few other details were released.

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