WEST POINT, GA (WTVM) – Both the West Point Police Department and the West Point Elementary School staff investigated a claim that a student brought a BB gun to the school late last week.
The investigation confirmed that an 11-year-old student did have a BB gun inside his backpack on Friday, Sept. 11.
Two students were suspended on Friday because of their knowledge of the weapon on school property as a part of their investigation.
The student that had possession of the BB gun was charged with carrying weapons within a school safety zones, at school functions, or on school property.
Officers and school staff met Monday morning and are still investigating the incident.
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