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3 middle schoolers arrested after allegedly firing weapon in Gladstone

Incident prompted nearby schools to go into 'lock and teach'
Gladstone Police Department
Posted at 2:04 PM, Feb 07, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three middle schoolers were arrested after allegedly firing a weapon near the 6600 block of Prospect Avenue, police said.

Around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Gladstone police officers responded to the area and located the three

Two of the juveniles cooperated with officers, while one attempted to flee. All three males were arrested.

No damage or injuries have been reported as a result of the gunfire, but nearby schools were placed on a brief lock and teach.

NKC Early Education Center and NKC Technology Center are near the scene.