Following a fight that was broken up by staff on Thursday at Omaha North High School, a high school student from Nebraska was detained on suspicion of having a gun on school property, according to the Omaha Police Department.
After the altercation, the 17-year-old boy ran away and was pursued by an officer from Omaha North High School as more police officers arrived on the scene shortly after noon, according to the authorities. The adolescent would be detained at the Douglas County Youth Center, according to the police. The student’s identity was kept private.
OPD reported that at about 12:15 PM. The Omaha North High School School Resource Officer had radioed for help regarding a disturbance involving a student carrying a gun who fled the school on Thursday.
Parents were informed by Principal Collette Nero that the district was coordinating with the student’s family and would implement the necessary disciplinary measures according to an article published by Sioux City Journal on January 13, 2023.
In the letter, Nero stated that “the safety of students and staff is our top priority.”
Base on the article published by Fox News on January 13, 2023, patrol officers in full uniform arrived and quickly arrested the teen suspect.