Griffin PD investigating report of GHS student in possession of pellet gun

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::

The Griffin Police Department is investigating an incident allegedly involving a Griffin High School student who reportedly was in possession of a pellet gun at school.

According to a letter issued by GHS Principal Dr.  Darrell Evans, the pellet gun was secured by administrators.

“It was reported that a student was in possession of a pellet gun. The object was secured by administrators and the student’s parents were notified,” Evans wrote. “This incident is being investigated by our school resource officer. GHS will follow the district’s disciplinary process according to board policy.”

Evans reiterated that students and staff were safe during this alleged incident, and that it resulted in “minimal interruption” to the school day.

The GRIP has reached out to Griffin Police Department Public Information Officer Capt. Mike Natale for comment and will report additional information as it becomes available.

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