Mexico Public Safety: Middle school student brought BB gun to school
MEXICO - A middle school student was turned over to the Missouri Division of Youth Services Wednesday after Mexico Public Safety said the student brought a gun to school.
Mexico Middle School staff called public safety officials after reports of that an eighth grade boy brought a gun to school earlier in the week. According to MPS, the boy showed another student the handle of what looked like a handgun in his backpack.
The boy told investigators it was a BB gun in his backpack, which was obtained by MPS from family members.
The case will be sent to the 12th Circuit Court Juvenile Division.