Stansbury High Student Caught With Gun on Campus


TOOELE, Utah (ABC4 Utah)- A  student at Stansbury High School is facing charges for bringing a gun to school.

School officials say quick action was taken after receiving a tip that the student had a gun.

The following letter was sent out to parents:


We want to inform you about a situation that occurred at Stansbury High School this morning. Before school began, one of our students was charged for being in possession of a firearm. Administrators and our school resource officer immediately took action and the student was removed from the building. The gun had not been brandished on campus and was not loaded. There is no threat at the school and no one was injured.

We are grateful for the quick response from the Tooele County Sheriff’s department school resource officer as well as the students who notified administration of the potential threat. We commend the students who reported this information to us.  They are a valuable part of keeping our school safe and have acted heroically in notifying us in this situation as well as others. 

We are thankful for the safe outcome. Please know we are committed to providing a safe and caring learning environment for all our students.

The student has been suspended and legal actions will be taken.

Please feel free to call us if there are any questions.

-Stansbury High School Administration

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