THOMASVILLE, Ala. (WKRG) – Thomasville City Schools confirm a student was suspended for bringing a BB gun to school earlier this week.
The incident occurred at Thomasville Elementary School on September 20.
“The situation is under control,” said Garth Moss, superintendent of the Thomasville City Schools District.
The school system says the student has been removed from classes and will remain out of school pending a hearing by the Thomasville City Board of Education.
“Student safety is the utmost priority at Thomasville City Schools,’ Moss said, and students are encouraged to tell school officials when they see something suspicious.
Thomasville Police are investigating.