Suspect in custody after student reportedly had gun on Culpeper school bus

CULPEPER, Va. (WRIC) — A suspect is in custody after Culpeper school officials say they received a report of a student with a weapon on a bus Wednesday morning.

Culpeper County High School and Culpeper Middle School were both placed on lockdown as officers searched for the student, who they believed to be off school grounds.

A suspect was taken into custody shortly before 12 p.m.

Schools are still on a modified lockdown.

“As standard protocol, all CCHS and CMS parents are requested to meet at EVHS sports complex to wait for further information,” the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office said.

Parents are asked to stage at the CCHS auditorium parking lot.

Click here to watch updates on the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page.

Stay with 8News for more information as it becomes available.

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