Elementary student in possession of firearm on morning bus in Oak Grove R-6 School District

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OAK GROVE, Mo. — The Oak Grove R-6 School District said an elementary student was in possession of a firearm on the bus Friday morning.

The bus driver secured the firearm upon discovery and contacted law enforcement and school officials.

The student was removed from the bus and the remaining students continued on their route.

No one was harmed in the incident.

This morning an elementary student was in the possession of a firearm on the bus. Once the firearm was discovered, the driver secured it immediately, notified school officials and law enforcement. The student was removed and the remaining students were transported to their respective schools. No one was harmed during the incident and we will proceed handling the situation according to our policies & procedures. We would like to thank the students, staff, administrators, and law enforcement for their quick response to the situation. Student safety is our number one priority and we will continue to do all we can to ensure all our students are safe. 

Dr. Bryan Thomsen – Superintendent
Oak Grove R-6 School District

The district said they would be handling the incident in accordance with their policies and procedures.

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