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Gun on La Vernia school bus is toy




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Wilson County News
January 9, 2014, 10:45am
6,335 views | 9 comments

A reported gun in the possession of a student on a La Vernia Independent School District bus this morning has been verified as a toy, according to Sgt. Danny Pitts with the La Vernia Police Department.

“We did respond to the bus barn this morning, regarding a student with a gun on a bus,” Pitts said. “The student did have a gun, but it was a toy.”

The bus served students attending the primary and intermediate campuses, Pitts said, adding that the situation was resolved and no one was injured. The student was released to the school district for disciplinary action.

Interim Superintendent Linda Bettin commended the bus driver and district transportation director for their handling of the situation.

“They went through the correct procedures and knew exactly what to do,” Bettin said.

The district has procedures in place for such circumstances, she said, and added that the situation was resolved quickly, with no one endangered or harmed.
 

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squawk box  
Pandora, Tx  
January 25, 2014 3:19pm
 
Sign in LaVernia ..... CHECK YOUR TOASTER PASTRIES AT THE DOOR.

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
January 25, 2014 3:12pm
 
Enough is Enough.....I used to think that I was just paranoid, but now I know the bastards are out to get me. Chill out......Kemo Sabe.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 25, 2014 2:52pm
 
Enough is Enough. Perhaps your brainwashed mind may be able to explain the fact that the US murder rate is declining. If someone has a weapon pointed at me and I don't have a weapon pointed at them, it's probable that ... More ›

 
Enough is Enough  
La Vernia  
January 24, 2014 12:17pm
 
Grouch, really? Do you live in a box? Have you not heard of the INCREASED mortality rates at schools, malls, social gatherings? All things these days need to be taken seriously no matter what! 7th generation is right, a person ... More ›

 
Cody Brewton  
La Vernia, TX  
January 24, 2014 7:52am
 
Kids should not bring toys to school when they should be learning. They know this. Especially a toy gun. Not in this day and age.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
January 11, 2014 11:03am
 
I never know that common sense had wings. While in the military, I was always told to use only the force necessary. As a boy, we often had many toy guns in the neighbor hood and they were pointed at many different persons ... More ›

 
Rabble Rouser Extraordinaire  
Adkins, TX  
January 10, 2014 11:03am
 
Was it a miniature toy gun like for a GI Joe figure? Was it an authentic looking full size toy? What's the age group for "primary or intermediate students"? Is this all about a 6 yr old with an obvious toy ... More ›

 
7th Generation La Vernian  
La Vernia  
January 9, 2014 1:55pm
 
And if he had pointed that "toy" at a law enforcement personnel he could have be killed. A gun is a gun until you de-arm the person who has it. If you feel your life is threaten by someone with a gun, toy or not, ... More ›

 
Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
Floresville  
January 9, 2014 11:04am
 
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