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BB Gun recovered from Maries County school bus

COLUMBIA, Mo (KMIZ)

The Maries County Sheriff's office says they recovered a CO2 BB gun from a student in Vichy on Thursday afternoon.

Maries County Deputies just responded to a Maries County Road in Vichy for a report of a student with a handgun in his...

Posted by Maries County Sheriff’s Office Belle Division on Thursday, March 5, 2020
Maries County Sheriff’s Office Belle Division

Deputies say when they arrived on the scene the bus driver appeared to have the situation under control. According to a Facebook post, the driver had separated the student from the BB gun before officers arrived.

A brief investigation by deputies resulted in the discovery of a two-tone CO2 BB gun which is a close replica to a Springfield Armory handgun.

The Sheriff's office says the student and their parents are cooperating with authorities and juvenile authorities are being contacted.

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Abbey Lamb

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