SPRINGFIELD, Ky. (WTVQ) – A student was found with a handgun in a backpack on the school bus Thursday morning in Washington County, according to Kentucky State Police.
Investigators say students on the bus saw the gun and immediately told the bus driver. KSP says school staff was able to intercede before the student entered the school building.
State Police say the child was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property.
The student was taken to the Adair County Youth Development Center.