Juvenile arrested after handgun seized at Centralia, MO school

CENTRALIA, MO (KFVS) - On Friday, February 16, the Centralia High School, acting on a tip, seized a concealed handgun along with numerous rounds of ammunition from a student.

We are currently conducting a joint investigation with the Centralia High School and the Boone County Juvenile Office.

According to Centralia Police Department, they determined that the handgun was stolen from a residence within the county of Audrain.

The Audrain Sheriff's Department was contacted and will be conducting an investigation into the theft of the handgun.

There is no current threat at the schools. The school day is proceeding as normal.

As the suspect, in this case, is a juvenile, no further information concerning this case will be released at this time.

The juvenile was taken into custody by the Centralia Police Department.

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