Ben Davis High School student arrested after discovery of loaded handgun

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 14, 2014)– Ben Davis High School sent a letter to parents explaining the discovery of a loaded hand gun on the school’s campus Monday.

The letter, sent by Principal Sandra Squire, said:

“I am writing to tell you about an incident that took place at school today. During the day, administration received information about a possible weapon on campus. Through a thorough investigation, we did find and recover a loaded handgun. The student found in possession has been arrested and is suspended pending expulsion. There is no indication that the student had intention of using the item. The school is secure and the day has continued as normal. Thank you for your continued support of Ben Davis High School.”

In December 2013, a different Ben Davis student was arrested after administrators found a gun in his backpack.

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