A gun was confiscated from a student at SJ Welsh Middle School today.
The Calcaiseu Parish School Board said in a Facebook post that the situation was handled quickly and everyone is safe.
"We want to assure you that our school is a safe place for your children. We are confident in our crisis management plans and continuously practice our safety protocols and procedures. The proper protocols were followed today thanks to our staff's dedication to preparing for such situations," the post states.
Here's the post: