Gun, social media threat leads to arrest of 2 Goose Creek students


BAYTOWN, Texas – Two Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District students were arrested Thursday after a pair of lockdowns at two schools.

Goose Creek Memorial High School was briefly locked down after a threat was made via social media, according to a post on the district's Facebook page. Officials said a student was later taken into custody and that no weapons were involved.

Also on Thursday, an eighth-grader at Gentry Junior School was arrested after a gun was found on campus, according to officials. The school was locked down as a precaution, officials said.

"Several students reported that a fellow classmate was in possession of a handgun," a post on the district's Facebook page read. "An assistant principal confiscated the gun and the student was arrested."

No injuries were reported in either incident, officials said.


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