Resource officer left gun in elementary school bathroom

Resource officer left gun in elementary school bathroom
SRO's gun found in primary school's restroom (Source: KARK)

DARDANELLE, AR (KAIT/KARK) - A school resource officer in Dardanelle is no longer on on-campus duty after leaving a gun in the restroom of an elementary school.

The Dardanelle School District superintendent told Little Rock NBC affiliate KARK, that it happened at the district’s primary school.

The school was notified by a student’s grandparent, who went to use the restroom and found the gun.

The incident happened weeks ago, but officials released information on the incident for the first time on Wednesday.

“Even the best people make mistakes," Emma McGuire, a mother, said. “He just forgot something that is kind of a big deal to forget.”

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