Misunderstanding Sends Police To School Bus

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Wichita Police surrounded a school bus Wednesday afternoon after the driver reported a gun on-board.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. at Maple and Socora in West Wichita. The driver pulled off of the road and called 911 after believing children were talking about a gun being on the bus.

Police arrived and soon learned that the children had been talking about "gum" and not a gun. Sgt. Jesse Boomer says the driver followed proper procedure by stopping the bus and contacting 911.


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