Student Seen Pointing BB Gun in Rochester School Parking Lot
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A student at Rochester Century High School is facing discipline after they were seen pointing a BB gun out of a car in the school’s parking lot Tuesday.
A statement from Rochester Public Schools indicates Century leadership was informed of the incident by students. Officials identified and interviewed students who witnessed the incident as well as the student who had brought the BB gun onto school property.
The investigation confirmed the weapon was a BB gun. Officials thanked the students who brought the incident to the attention of century leadership. The full statement can be found below:
On the afternoon of November 1, Century High School (CHS) leadership was informed that a CHS student was seen pointing a weapon out of a car in the school parking lot. School leadership immediately responded and investigated the situation.Within a short period of time, they were able to identify and interview students who had witnessed this event taking place, as well as the student seen with the weapon. RPS can confirm that the weapon was a BB gun and the student is being disciplined in accordance with RPS Student Handbook policies.RPS wants to thank those students who provided CHS leadership with the information necessary to investigate and bring closure to the incident. Only by working as a school community in partnership with students, parents, and caregivers can RPS create and maintain the level of safety that we want for our children.