A student at Maricopa High School was taken into custody Monday after a gun was found in the student’s vehicle.
Maricopa Unified School District Superintendent Steve Chestnut announced the incident. He said the presence of a handgun in a car in the parking lot was reported to MHS administration.
“The School Resource Officer immediately investigated and found the gun in the car. The student was taken into custody by the School Resource officer. The student will face disciplinary consequences as described in the Secondary Student Handbook,” Chestnut reported.