CHICAGO (CBS) — A handgun was found in an elementary school in northwest Indiana Tuesday morning. Chopper 2 flew over Douglas MacArthur Elementary in Cedar Lake, Indiana.
Police say a parent reported that a student took a weapon to school. The handgun was confiscated and the student was taken into custody without incident.
Crown Point Community Schools issued a statement saying, “Immediately the handgun was confiscated at the school from a backpack. At no time were any threats made towards students, staff, or visitors. No one was harmed and the school remained secure throughout the entire investigation.”