Marion County, Ark. authorities investigating after a student brought a gun to a Yellville school

Yellville-Summit Schools/Yellville, Ark.
Yellville-Summit Schools/Yellville, Ark.(ky3)
Published: Feb. 24, 2023 at 1:42 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 24, 2023 at 2:53 PM CST
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YELLVILLE, Ark. (KY3) - Yellville-Summit Public Schools leaders and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office are investigating after a student brought a gun to school Thursday.

According to a letter sent to families, during lunch at the high school, a male student showed a gun to two other students and gave one of the students some ammo shells.

Superintendent Wes Henderson tells KY3 no threats were made during the incident.

The district says it is making sure appropriate legal actions are being taken. Marion County Sheriff Gregg Alexander shared that the male was taken into custody without incident and transferred to Juvenile Services.

If parents have any additional concerns, they are urged to contact the office of Superintendent Wes Henderson at (870) 449-4061.

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