Police, staff investigating incident at VMS

Police, staff investigating incident at VMS
Posted on 09/06/2022
This is the image for the news article titled Police, staff investigating incident at VMSOn Tuesday, Sept. 6, a Vernal Middle School student saw a fellow student on campus with an Airsoft handgun that was modified to look like a real handgun.

The student reported what he saw to the front office. The school resource officer (SRO) was notified and responded to the classroom where the student with the Airsoft gun was located.

The student was escorted to the office by the SRO without incident. The student is no longer on campus.

While investigating this incident, additional students came forward and told school staff that the student with the gun had warned them last Thursday not to come to school today.

School staff and law enforcement are continuing to investigate this situation. There is no active threat to the school at this time.

As a reminder, students are not allowed to bring replica or toy firearms, including Airsoft guns, to school. Doing so will result in serious consequences.
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