Superintendent: Student brought gun to James A. Dever Elementary School in Valley Stream

The superintendent says the student got the gun from a friend and brought it into school to show classmates.

News 12 Staff

Jun 8, 2024, 10:47 AM

Updated 4 days ago

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Police were called to James A. Dever Elementary School in Valley Stream on Thursday after a fifth grade student brought a pistol to school, according to the superintendent.
The gun was confiscated following the discovery and a police investigation determined it was unusable.
The superintendent says the student got the gun from a friend and brought it into school to show classmates.
The district says the student never posed a threat to the school.


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