Sibley-Ocheyedan High School On Lockdown This Morning After Student Brings Gun To School

Sibley, Iowa — A Sibley-Ocheyedan High School student is in custody after bringing a handgun to school Thursday morning.

Lieutenant Seth Hoffman of the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office says the school was on lockdown for a time Thursday morning after the male student brought a handgun into the school.

Hoffman says the student and the gun are now both in the custody of the Sheriff’s Office and the student is being held at the Osceola County Jail as of late Thursday morning.

Lieutenant Hoffman says it appears the student had no ill intent when bringing the gun to school, although he didn’t reveal whether or not the young man had revealed exactly why he took the gun into school.

Hoffman says the student is being charged with carrying a firearm on school property.

He reported no injuries in the incident.



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