Authorities Respond to Loaded Handgun Brought to School
DELTA, Co.- Delta police respond to Delta Middle School Wednesday regarding a loaded handgun allegedly being brought to school.
The officers retrieved the loaded handgun at a location off school property. The cooperative juvenile student who possessed the handgun was placed into protective custody without further incident.
Delta Middle School students were not threatened with the handgun nor were any students injured.
Police issued a "child abuse" summons to the handgun owner.
Delta Police Chief Robert Thomas says he's pleading with the community, specifally handgun owners to be responsible by securing their weapons in a gun safe, gun box, or to secure their weapon with a safety trigger lock.