Student arrested for bringing gun to school in Mt. Vernon

Student arrested for bringing gun to school in Mt. Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, IL (KFVS) - A student is in police custody for allegedly bringing a weapon to Mount Vernon Township High School.

According to police, the initial report was that the student had a handgun.

Several officers responded to the school and learned the weapon was an air soft gun.

A juvenile was taken into custody.

It's not clear yet what, if any, charges may be filed.

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