School official: Students made up story about man with gun
Jan. 17, 2013 11:18 AM, |
Marion Star Staff Report
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MARION — A Marion City Schools elementary building is no longer on lockdown afterofficials determined the students made up the story about seeing a man with a gun on the playgroundschool
Marion police and school officials interviewed thewho made the report at 9:45 a.m. at Taft Elementary School, said Becky Gilliam, district spokeswoman.students
“The police brought the students in the office and talked with them with the principal, and the students said they made up seeing a gun,” she said.
Gilliam said school officials still are trying to determine why the students made up the story, and what action district officials might take.
A letter will be sent home tonight to all Taft Elementary parents, Gilliam said. A call to all district parents will be made through the school’s call alert system about the incident.
No other citywere put on lockdown.schools
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So, what do you think. should the boy who originally started this be punished? Or should we just say kids will be kids?