Student accused of taking an unloaded gun to JR Elementary Friday

Situation was reported before anything dangerous could happen

PORT LAVACA, Texas – A student carried an unloaded gun into Jackson Roosevelt Elementary School’s campus Friday.

School staff and administration reported and handled the situation with Calhoun County ISD Police Department.

The school removed the student from the campus, and the school has not received any additional threats.

Though the situation failed to escalate, any weapon on campus breaks the law.

Calhoun County ISD encourages parent to instruct children about the process of reporting these situations. Inform students to report to their teacher, principal or any staff member.

Anyone can report at If you see something, say something.

UPDATE: 25 News Now spoke with Calhoun County ISD Superintendent Evan Cardwell on Monday, September 3 and Cardwell says that they are in the process of an investigation and since it is a minor they cannot disclose much, but that the student who brought the weapon to school is not back on campus. And that Calhoun County ISD is trying to be proactive about safety.