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Amarillo Police Department
Monday September 26th, 2022 :: 11:46 a.m. CDT


APD/AISD media release on weapon found at Caprock High School.

On the morning of Monday September 26th, information was received about a student being on the campus of Caprock High School with a gun. APD School Resource Officers and Caprock High School staff immediately located and detained the 15-year-old student. A weapon was located in the student’s possession. The juvenile was arrested and will be booked into the Youth Center of the High Plains.

Reports involving schools are always taken seriously and fully investigated. If you or your child sees or hears something concerning, we encourage you to immediately reach out to your local law enforcement agency with that information.

Amarillo Police Department
200 SE 3rd Ave
Amarillo, TX 79101

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 806-378-4257

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