Police: Elkhart student arrested for bringing a gun to school

ELKHART – A female student at Crossing Educational Center in the 2900 block of S. Nappanee Street in Elkhart has been arrested after police say she brought a gun to school.

According to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department, officers were called to the school around 11 a.m. on Thursday, September 29, after receiving the report that a student brought a handgun to school.

The female student who was in possession of a handgun was located, according to the sheriff’s department.

The student was arrested and taken to the Elkhart County Juvenile Detention Center for possession of a handgun on school property and for possession of a stolen handgun, the sheriff’s department stated.

The investigation is ongoing.