Gun Goes Off at Franklin County School

Posted at 2:07 PM, Jan 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-18 14:31:38-05

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - Franklin County school officials said that a gun went off inside a car during school pick up.

Tuesday, school officials posted to Facebook a letter sent out by the district explaining the situation.

According to the letter, a parent came to pick up their child when the gun went off inside their car.

School officials said no one was injured.

They said the Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating to learn more about how this happened.

In the letter, the school district reminds parents that it is "federal violation of the safe schools act to bring a firearm of any kind on school grounds by either adults or children".

Regarding the incident, they say quote:

"We are deeply committed to not only providing our students with a first-rate education, but to ensuring that our school is a warm, inviting, and safe school. We need help from our community to make this happen."