JACKSONVILLE, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Jacksonville ISD:
JACKSONVILLE, TX - Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 7, a situation occurred after football practice at Jacksonville Middle School. Several students witnessed a student in possession of what was perceived to be a gun and was later determined to be a cigarette lighter that was shaped like a gun.
Students reacted promptly and alerted the coaching staff of the incident, who took immediate action by contacting the Jacksonville Police Department. The cigarette lighter was immediately secured. JISD administration appreciates the quick action and dedication of the Jacksonville Police Department in doing their part to keep our students safe.