West High Student brings gun

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 14, 2014 5:00 AM

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Police responded on Oct. 10 to 2901 Melrose Ave. after receiving a call about a weapons offense at 3:27 p.m. West High School is located at that address.

A student was discovered carrying a handgun on the premises of West High, according to the Iowa City police complaint. Staff members at the school took possession of the gun, and when police arrived, according to the complaint, the suspect had left the property. The suspect is now in custody.

The incidence occurred during the school day, when the weapon and other “property” were recovered, according to the complaint.

Iowa City police and Iowa City School District officials did not return calls related to the incident.

— by Nick Moffitt

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