Gun found at Marksville High - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Gun found at Marksville High

Posted: Updated:

*UPDATE 2:00 p.m.** According to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office, two weapons were found. Along with the pistol, a box cutter and a small amount of marijuana were found in a backpack.

Two juvenile students have been arrested in connection with the incident. 

One juvenile was charged with 2 counts Possession of a Firearm or Dangerous Weapon in a Firearm Free Zone. 

The other juvenile was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Principle to Carrying a FireArm in a Firearm Free Zone. 

___________________________________________________________________________

MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - According to the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff's Office, a gun was found on campus this morning at Marksville High School.

The gun was found during a routine security sweep by deputies. A teacher noticed some of the students in one of the classes acting suspiciously and notified the deputies. 

They searched the classroom and found an unloaded .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol in a container.

Investigators are interviewing students to find out who the gun belongs to.

At this time, classes are resuming as normal. 

 

 

**Stay with News Channel 5 and kalb.com for the latest on this story!**

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Search warrant leads to two arrests in Grant Parish

    Search warrant leads to two arrests in Grant Parish

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:11:49 GMT
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on July 23, 2014 on Charlie Coleman Road north of Pollock which resulted in the arrest of two people.More >>
    GRANT PARISH, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant on July 23, 2014 on Charlie Coleman Road north of Pollock which resulted in the arrest of two people.More >>
  • Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

    Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:51:28 GMT
    (CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.More >>
    (CNN) -- A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.More >>
  • Unrestrained Pineville man killed in crash

    Unrestrained Pineville man killed in crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:04:53 GMT
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Pineville, LA that was not wearing a seatbelt.Troopers responded to the crash around 1:12 a.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 1 north of the Poland community. More >>
    PINEVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – Early this morning, a single vehicle crash killed a man from Pineville, LA that was not wearing a seatbelt.Troopers responded to the crash around 1:12 a.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 1 north of the Poland community. More >>
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KALB. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.