Substitute teacher arrested at NEISD middle school for bringing gun on campus

Students said that the sub was conducting her own ‘active shooter training’

File Photo: John Wood Middle School (Google Street View)

SAN ANTONIO – A substitute teacher at a North East ISD middle school was arrested Friday after bringing a gun on campus, district officials confirmed.

Shawn Wesley, 54, was booked on a charge of possessing a weapon in a prohibited place, a third-degree felony offense.

A student reported the situation to a staff member at about 1 p.m. Wesley was detained and searched by NEISD police who found the firearm and secured it, according to a letter sent to parents by the school’s principal.

Students told administrators that Wesley was “conducting active shooter training on her own without any authority to do so.”

The principal said her message to students “is not supported or endorsed by NEISD.”

Wesley will also be banned from substituting at any NEISD campus in the future, the principal said.

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