Student Arrested After Gun Found At Norman North High School

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 3:19 pm
By: News 9

Authorities confirmed 18-year-old Phillip Colton Jones was arrested after a gun was found on campus at Norman North High School, Monday afternoon.

Norman Police said the school was placed on lockdown after they received a call regarding a disturbance on campus. After police arrived they placed Jones in custody and located a gun. 

Police on scene were also searching a black pickup truck in the parking lot on campus. A K9 officer was called in to assist.

Director of Communications and Community Relations for Norman North released the following statement regarding the incident:

"At approximately 2 p.m. Norman North High School went into a lockdown while the Norman Police Dept. worked an incident in the NNHS parking lot involving an allegation of a student distributing marijuana. NPD were there as a result of NNHS administration reporting the allegation to the NPD. 

The lockdown has been lifted, the situation contained with the student in NPD custody as a result of marijuana and a weapon being confiscated from the student's vehicle. However, at no time were NNHS students in danger today. NNHS staff and students responded according to Board policy and in a manner that upholds our firm commitment to safe and drug free campuses."

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