KYLE, Texas (KXAN) — A Lehman High School student injured another student with a dart on campus Monday afternoon, according to school officials.
Principal Denisha Presley says an ambulance wasn’t required and the injured student “will be OK”. The student that brought the dart to school was arrested and will not be allowed back on campus.
The school also addressed a gun threat rumor circulating on social media. The threat wasn’t directed at the Lehman campus, but toward a different high school that is not in Hays County. Presley says the high school has been contacted, so they can investigate.
Here’s the full letter to Lehman High School parents from Principal Presley:
I need to make you aware of an incident on campus today. This afternoon, one of our students wounded another student with a dart. The injury did not require us to call an ambulance and we are grateful that the student who was hurt will be OK. The student who brought the dart to school was arrested and will not be allowed back on campus.
I want to thank the students who witnessed the incident and our staff and school resource officers from the Hays County Sheriff’s Office for their quick response. Working together, we take care of each other.
Earlier today, and not related to the dart incident, we investigated a rumor of a gun threat against our school that was circulating on a social media site. We determined that there was no threat to Lehman High School and, in fact, the rumor involved a different high school that is not in Hays County. We contacted the high school so that they could conduct their own investigation.
I know this type of news is upsetting because school safety and the safety of your children is the most important consideration. I also know I speak for our entire faculty and staff, and our partners in law enforcement, when I say that we share your passion and resolve for safety. We never lose sight of that responsibility.
The incident involving the dart poses no further danger to our campus and no gun threat against our school was determined to be credible today. Thank you for your continued support of our campus and our students. We remain vigilant, but we are also so much more than a single incident. We have much for which we can be proud. Together – we are Lobos!