Teen arrested after carrying a firearm on school bus


The Wichita Police Department arrested a teen on charges of criminal possession of a firearm by a juvenile and theft.

At approximately 7:10 a.m. today, a 38-year-old woman contacted police after a fight involving her daughter. The woman was concerned about a handgun missing from her home. 

She believed her daughter was in possession of the gun on a school bus. 

Officers located the teen on the bus at Maple and Glenn with the loaded gun in her backpack. She was arrested and booked her into the Juvenile Detention Center.  

Police said no one was injured, and there were no threats were made to any students.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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