A student was arrested after bringing weapon at Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School.
The Colorado Springs Police Department is reporting the suspect student was involved in an altercation two days in a row with another group of students. The suspect brought a gun from home with ammunition to the school. The suspect was taken the Spring Creek Youth Services Center and is expected to face charges.
A message sent to parents and guardians reads as follows:
“This afternoon Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School students heard rumors that a fellow middle school student brought a weapon to campus. They immediately told their teacher, who in turn alerted fellow staff and the school security team. Due to their quick action, the student was apprehended by security and the Colorado Springs Police Department School Resource officer and a weapon was found. There is no danger to our school community, and we are incredibly proud of our students and staff for their swift action to keep our campus safe. As we navigate these challenging times please be well and safe.”