Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School

Lanphier Student Arrested; Brought Loaded Gun to School


Springfield Police say a 16 year old Lanphier High School student is in custody after he brought a loaded gun to school.

Deputy Police Chief Dan Mounce says officers were called around 1:00. He was arrested and taken to the Springfield police department for questioning. He was later transferred to the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center.

Police say the gun wasn’t displayed or discharged at any time; he brought it “for protection.”

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