PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Public Schools said an 11-year-old student brought a gun to school.
It happened Monday at Pittsburgh Allegheny on the North Side.READ MORE: Consumer Alert Issued For Italian Village Pizza/Shake Shop In Pleasant Hills
The district said the student found the gun in their bookbag and turned it over to a teacher. The student was shaken up, but no one was hurt.READ MORE: Police: 2 Young Kids Critically Hurt In Quadruple Shooting
Pittsburgh Public Schools said families were notified of the incident via a robocall and letters.
“This is Principal (Molly) O’Malley. I am calling to let you know that today, Monday, June 7, a 5th grade student found a handgun inside of their book bag after arriving at school. We are grateful to this student for immediately notifying an adult and turning in the bag and weapon. A more detailed communication was sent home with you child. Please contact the school if you have any questions,” the robocall from Principal O’Malley said.MORE NEWS: FBI Warns Graduates Not To Post Senior Picture And Name Of High School To Avoid Potential Scams
School police and Childline are now looking into the incident.