McDonld student in custody after weapon found

Staff report


A McDonald High School student was taken into custody this morning after a weapon was found in a locker. Authorities would not disclose the type of weapon found, but it was not a gun.

Schools Superintendent Kevin O’Connell said high school Principal Gary Carkido received information that caused him to check the student’s locker, and led McDonald police to come to the school and take the student into custody.

O’Connell said there was no suggestion of a threat or threat of violence, just information about the weapon.

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