CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — Six middle school students are being recognized after finding a gun on school grounds.
WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports.READ MORE: Long-Stalled Plan To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files Set For Committee Hearing On Friday
The students were going to their school, Rosa Parks Middle School, when they found the loaded weapon on school grounds.
Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg says he applauds them for how they handled the situation working as a team.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Than Normal
“They made a very important decision which is part of making the right choice,” says Kellogg. “They positioned themselves, three children staying there to monitor the gun while three other children went to alert administration.”
The five boys and one girl were being honored at a school assembly.MORE NEWS: Video From Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo To Be Released On Thursday, COPA Says
The students received Black Panther tickets and an official proclamation from the city for doing the right thing.