A student at West Geauga High School in Ohio was arrested for the possession of a firearm on Monday and the rest of the classes at the school were canceled.
West Geauga Local Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Markwardt sent an email to the parents of the students studying at the school after the student in possession of the firearm was arrested. The suspect was taken into custody for possession of a firearm on Monday morning and remains there as the police investigate the case further.
The identity of the suspect has not been revealed yet except that the student is 18 years old, Chester Township Police Chief Craig Young told 3News.
According to an e-mail sent to parents by West Geauga Local Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Markwardt, the student was arrested in possession of a firearm on Monday morning and remains in custody with local law enforcement as an investigation is being conducted. Chester Township Police Chief Craig Young told 3News that the student who was arrested is 18 years old.
Out of caution, the high school has been dismissed for the remainder of the day. No threats have been made against any of the district’s buildings. An elevated police presence remained at the middle school behind the high school as classes remained ongoing.