Student charged for bringing a gun to school Monday, according to police

Posted at 7:29 PM, Apr 22, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-22 23:59:09-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A Colorado Springs student was charged Monday for bringing a gun to school, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD).

Police say they received a call around noon for a student who was in possession of a handgun at Banning Lewis Academy.

While investigating, police say a student brought a handgun to school and was showing it to other students. According to CSPD, no threats were made to any other students.

School administration contacted the student involved after they received reports that the student had ammunition on campus.

The student was cited and released for the incident. CSPD is investigating how the student obtained the firearm.

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