Police: Beloit Elementary Student Brought Handgun to School
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) – Police in the City of Beloit say an elementary school student brought a loaded handgun to school Tuesday.
A teacher at Todd Elementary School saw the gun in a backpack, confiscated the backpack and took steps to make sure other students in the classroom were safe.
Police were called to the school around 8:45 a.m.
Because of the student’s age, police are unable to refer charges against the student under Wisconsin law.
But the student’s 36-year-old stepfather was arrested for allegedly leaving a loaded firearm within reach of a child.
The age and gender of the student were not released.