A Lanphier High School student has been detained by police after it was determined that the student was carrying a gun.
The unidentified student reportedly displayed the gun to several students, but did not threaten the students with the weapon, according to Superintendent Jennifer Gill. A student reported the incident to school officials, who notified police.
Word of the incident was relayed to parents through an automated phone call from District 186. The statement says the matter was resolved "without incident."
The district says it is working with Springfield police on additional security measures to ensure student safety. The incident remains under investigation.