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Gun found in car on Pike High School campus

Student arrested
Posted at 4:36 PM, Mar 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 16:41:23-05

INDIANAPOLIS — A teenager is in custody after a gun was discovered in the car of a Pike High School student.

According to a spokesperson for the Pike Township school system, school police found the gun locked inside a vehicle on the Pike campus Tuesday. At the time, police were conducting a search related to suspected marijuana use.

Spokesperson Sarah Dorsey said the gun was legally owned by the student. According to the Pike Student Handbook, possession of a gun on school property is grounds for suspension or expulsion.

Parents of Pike students were advised of the incident during the school day.