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Granite Falls Middle School Student Arrested After Bringing Gun to School


CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, 425-388-3377, Media line:  425-249-6263

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. – A 12 year-old Granite Falls Middle School student brought an inoperable gun to school today.  After school was dismissed, he displayed the gun to a group of students off campus around 4:30 p.m.  One of the students managed to take the gun away from the suspect.  That student then ran to get help from adults nearby.  The suspect, a Granite Falls resident, was taken into custody and booked into the Denny Youth Center for possession of firearm on school grounds.  No one was injured in the incident.