A loaded handgun was found in a student’s backpack at Cullen Middle School. After receiving a tip, the HISD police officer stationed on the campus detained the student and confiscated the weapon.
Please know that we take these situations very seriously and safety of our students and staff at Cullen Middle School is always our absolute top priority. The student in question has been arrested and charged with possession of a prohibited weapon in a school zone. In addition, administrators will take disciplinary action as outlined in the HISD Code of Conduct. Parents are being notified of the incident and are asked to remind their children about the dangers of guns.