Kapolei High student arrested for allegedly bringing handgun to class

Kapolei High student arrested for allegedly bringing handgun to class

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A student at Kapolei High School was arrested on suspicion of several firearms-related offenses after he allegedly brought a handgun to school on Friday, according to school and police department officials.

The state Department of Education sent a letter home to parents on Friday, detailing the incident.

“We want to notify you of a security incident that happened today, where a student brought a handgun to campus,” reads the letter, which was signed by Wesley Shinkawa, the school’s principal. “School staff was notified and immediately confiscated the item.”

Police say the student was arrested on firearms possession, gun registration and terroristic threatening charges.

No injuries were reported during the incident.

This story will be updated.

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