WEST ALLIS — A high school student in West Allis brought a handgun to school on Friday, May 10.
According to the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District, it happened at James E. Dottke High School on Lapham Street.
Authorities say the student, in full cooperation, turned the weapon over to school officials after a staff member was notified they brought it to the building.
The school district says they take all threats seriously. The student could face a punishment of suspension or expulsion.
The investigation is ongoing with help from the West Allis Police Department and District Attorney’s office.
The West Allis-West Milwaukee School District urges parents to have conversations with their children about telling an adult if they hear of or see things that are cause for concern.