Deputies Respond to Somerset Academy in regards to a Gun Found in a Student’s Backpack.

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Deputies Respond to Somerset Academy in regards to a Gun Found in a Student’s Backpack.

Deputies responded to Somerset Academy in regards to a gun found in a student’s backpack.

Detectives have interviewed all involved. The student is a boy, 6 years of age. He entered his classroom, tossed his backpack down and a loaded gun fell out. The teacher immediately rushed the students out of the classroom and notified school officials. The principal contacted PBSO to investigate further.

Detectives DO NOT believe any students were in danger.

How the gun got into the student’s backpack is still being investigated.

Time: Shortly before 9:00 am

Location: Somerset Academy, Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach

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