On Thursday, January 16th, at approximately 3:00pm, Texarkana Arkansas Police School Resource Officer Christine Knouse responded to College Hill Middle School (CHMS), 1600 Forest Ave, in reference to a student who reportedly brought a gun on campus. The investigation revealed that juvenile suspect, 11 year old, white male, CHMS student, brought an unloaded small caliber handgun onto school property with the intention of showing a fellow classmate. The juvenile suspect was arrested and charged with possession of a handgun on school property, a class D Felony crime. No one was injured during this incident and no ammunition was located in the juvenile’s possession.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)