March 4, 2024

Gun found in Garden City High School parking lot

Garden City, Kan (WesternKansasNews.Com) – On October 4, 2022, the Garden City Police Department were notified of a social media post depicting a Garden City High School student with a firearm on campus.

Officers learned that a 17-year-old student had a firearm in their vehicle. During the
investigation, an unloaded firearm was found in the student’s vehicle. No ammunition or
other firearms and weapons were in the vehicle. It has been determined that at no time was
there a threat to the school or students. Disciplinary action has been taken by the school for
the 17-year-old student. The investigation is ongoing.

The Garden City Police Department and USD 457 encourage parents to remind your child
to immediately report any information about any school safety-related incidents to
administrators/staff and/or the Garden City Police Department.