BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham City Schools released a statement after a student was found with a gun on an elementary school campus Monday.
Birmingham City Schools Communication Officer Sherrel Wheeler Stewart sent this statement to CBS 42 following the incident:
“An alert staff member at Central Park Elementary School discovered a gun at school today, carried by a student. There was no threat to students or staff members. The school sent a callout message to parents to inform them of the incident. The student is being disciplined according to the Birmingham City Schools Code of Conduct.”
Parents were reportedly notified via a callout message at around 1:45 p.m. It is currently unknown when the incident occurred.
Stay with CBS 42 as this story develops.