Youth in custody after handgun incident at Dawson Creek school

first_imgA report of a person with a handgun at South Peace Secondary School prompted a police search early Wednesday afternoon.Dawson Creek RCMP say the report came in around 2:30 p.m. that a young person had entered the school with a handgun.- Advertisement -The school, along with Central School, went into lock down and students were kept within the building.Although the suspect had left the school before police arrived, police set up a perimeter around the school and found the person with a group of students. The suspect was then taken into custody.Police say students were never in danger nor were they threatened during the incident.They say the investigation is still continuing.Advertisementlast_img read more