Actions

Okemah police investigate case of student trying to obtain firearm

Web-Default-Image-KJRH_1280x720.png
Posted at 7:37 PM, Apr 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 06:20:37-04

OKEMAH, Okla. -- Okemah police are investigating a case involving a high school student trying to obtain a firearm.

Okemah Public Schools released the following statement on Facebook: 

A message from Mr. Dean and Chief Smith:

The Okemah Police Department and the OSBI are currently investigating a case that involves a high school aged student trying to obtain a firearm. We are investigating this case to determine if the allegations are true, and, if they are, the intentions of the student. If parents see a larger-than-usual presence of law enforcement officers in or around the schools, it is our way of being proactive during these types of incidents.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Download our free app for Apple and Android and Kindle devices.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook