Gun and Ammunition Found in Book Bag of Student at Centralia High School

A student of the Centralia High School is in custody after a handgun and ammunition was found in a book bag.

According to a press release from Superintendent Darrin Ford the incident happened around 8 this (Friday) morning, and other students reported it to staff prompting the search.


The student was taken into custody by the Centralia Police and an investigation is ongoing along with the Boone County Juvenile Office.

More details as they become available.

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