Gun Prompts Lockdowns at Hoopa Schools


This morning, Hoopa Elementary, Hoopa High and Captain John schools in the Hoopa Valley were put on lockdown after a firearm was found on campus at Hoopa Elementary. An investigation followed.

“At the conclusion of the investigation, we determined that students and staff were not in harm’s way,” reads a letter posted on the Hoopa Elementary Facebook page. “A student was placed into custody. The firearm was not loaded nor was there an intent to load or acquire ammunition.

See the full letter below:
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