Student with Airsoft Pistol Removed from Murphysboro School Bus Friday Morning

Student with Airsoft Pistol Removed from Murphysboro School Bus Friday Morning

MURPHYSBORO – A male student on a Murphysboro school bus was removed after police received a call Friday morning.

According to a Facebook post from Murphysboro CUSD #186, officers intercepted the student, who had an airsoft pistol in his backpack, while on the bus. After being taken by police, the parents were called.

The school district added the incident was handled accordingly by administrators, thanking the officers for their quick response to the situation and ensuring the students were safe.

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