EPC School District investigating gun incident on Lepanto campus

LEPANTO, AR (KAIT) – East Poinsett County School officials say they've recently learned that guns were brought to a school in their district.

According to a letter sent to parents, Superintendent Micky Pierce says they learned that "unloaded guns were brought to the Lepanto campus earlier this year."

He says an investigation into the incident is complete and appropriate action is pending.

He says his district is taking steps to ensure that all students in the EPC district are aware of the gun and weapons policy.

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