A gun has been confiscated by school administrators from a student's locker at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax on Wednesday.
Fairfax County Public Schools says parents have been notified of the incident.
Principal Dan Meier in a letter to parents says the suspects involved have been identified and questioned and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.
Fairfax Police were notified immediately by the school and an investigation is underway.
Letter sent to parents from Robinson Principal Dan Meier:
Dear Parents & Guardians,
I wanted to alert you to an incident that occurred today at Robinson. School administrators confiscated a gun inside a student's locker. Fairfax Police were notified immediately and criminal and administrative investigations are underway. The suspects involved have been identified and questioned. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken in response to this very serious event. We recognize the danger associated with any weapon in the school. Any violations that jeopardize the safety of students at Robinson will result in severe consequences as outlined in the Student Rights & Responsibilities document. I encourage you to engage your children in discussions about how to deal with similar situations in the future. The adults responsible for keeping students safe can do their jobs more effectively, if students are willing to report problems. We will continue to monitor this situation to ensure the safety of students. We are very appreciative of the quick response to this incident from our School Resource Officer and the Fairfax County Police Department. If you have any additional questions, feel free to call the school office.
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