SAN ANTONIO – Harlandale Independent School District police and McCollum High School administrators opened an investigation Thursday after a student reportedly brought a gun on campus.
Principal Jacob Garcia notified parents of the incident in a letter.
“The weapon was confiscated and immediate disciplinary action will be taken," Garcia wrote. “The safety of our students and staff is always our absolute top priority, and we will take every precaution to ensure they have a safe and secure learning environment including the continued daily presence of Harlandale ISD Police Officers at every campus.”
Harlandale officials did not specify if the gun was loaded.
“Please take this opportunity to remind your students that threats of violence are taken very seriously, and the person responsible could face disciplinary action and even criminal charges,” Garcia wrote in the letter.