Beauclerc Elementary student arrested after bringing loaded gun to school, accused of making threats

A Beauclerc Elementary School student was arrested after they brought a loaded gun to school and is accused of making harmful threats to another student, according to Duval County Public Schools.

The school’s principal called parents on Monday to inform them about confiscating the loaded firearm from the student. According to the DCPS, a student told staff that they saw the individual display the firearm at the school. The report said that in addition to possession, the student is accused of making harmful threats to another student.

Law enforcement was at the school to investigate the incident and the student was arrested. DCPS said in addition to potential criminal charges, it will enforce the appropriate school disciplinary consequences.

DCPS told parents to encourage their children to “say something if they see something” to identify safety concerns.

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