February 5th, 2013
07:14 PM ET

Yuma students released following report of gun, lockdown

[Posted at 7:14 p.m. ET] No gun was found, no injuries were reported and no arrests were made after police were told of a possible sighting of a student with a gun at a Yuma, Arizona, elementary school, CNN affiliate KYMA reported.

Two elementary schools and some preschools were put on lockdown Tuesday morning because of the possible sighting. Students were sent home by the afternoon, though some of them were first bused to a Yuma elementary school that hadn't been locked down, KYMA reported.

[Posted at 1:51 p.m. ET] Three schools in the Yuma, Arizona, area have been put on lockdown as a precautionary measure because of a possible sighting of a student with a gun, the Yuma Police Department said.

Officers are investigating reports that a student might have been seen with a gun this morning at Yuma's Rancho Viejo Elementary School, police said.

That school, plus nearby Salida Del Sol Elementary School and a preschool, have been locked down, according to the department.

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  1. LizzyV

    He's not finished with her yet.
    *Shudders*

    February 5, 2013 at 2:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • ABC123

      @LizzyV Wha?..... Huh?

      February 5, 2013 at 2:58 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Reader

    No cause for alarm. Probably just another 'patriot' exercising his 2nd amendment rights.

    February 5, 2013 at 3:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • ABC123

      Look, I for one think that children SHOULD be allowed to carry guns in school. The point of a gun is for the protection of yourself and your property. I know if I was allowed to carry a gun when I was in school; I would not have been bullied as much. If the schools are not going to protect our children from psychos and bullies then it is up to Responsible children of Responsible Adults to be allowed to carry firearms in schools.

      February 5, 2013 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Lol, really??? Arm children? Utopia.

      February 5, 2013 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Jake Rosenthal (R-Ohio)"Right Wing Insanity"

    Gun Safety Course for fourth graders M, W, every other Friday.
    followed by
    Target Practice T, Thu
    Conceal and Carry exams in May

    February 5, 2013 at 8:36 pm | Report abuse |
  4. dazzle ©

    @JR surely you need sarcasm font. Our young people barely know how to read and write.

    February 5, 2013 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jake Rosenthal (R-Ohio)"Right Wing Insanity"

      So true Dazzle. I wasn't serious anyways.

      February 5, 2013 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  5. dazzle ©

    Good my friend. Did you change your name?

    February 5, 2013 at 8:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jake Rosenthal (R-Ohio)"Right Wing Insanity"

      sshhhhhh! You know who I really am.

      February 5, 2013 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Jim is the man

    Looks like there is going to be a bigger push for gun control.

    February 6, 2013 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |