SALINA, Kan. (KAKE) - Police have arrested three teenagers, ages 15, 16 and 17, after one of them allegedly fired a handgun toward Salina South High School.

Police said that after school was dismissed Tuesday, one of the teens fired a shot from the passenger side of a car leaving the parking lot. No damage or injuries were reported. 

A witness provided the vehicle and suspect information to police. The driver, a 17-year-old Salina South Student was located at his home and the car was found around the corner. 

Investigators learned a 16-year-old Salina Virtual Innovation Academy student fire the gun and that a 15-year-old Salina South student possessed the gun in the vehicle while on school property, Salina police said. 

The three teens were booked into juvenile detention. The 17-year-old driver faces criminal discharge of a firearm and obstruction charges; the 16-year-old was booked for criminal discharge of a firearm, unlawful discharge of a firearm, and criminal use of a weapon, and the 15-year-old faces a criminal use of a weapon charge. 

"The Salina Police Department takes these threats seriously and will work to identify suspect(s) and make an arrest as quickly as possible when probable cause exists," Salina police said in a release. "This is the second example where citizen information has led to the quick arrest of individuals involved in criminal acts committed at Salina South High School."


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An alleged shooter at Salina South High School is in custody.

A firearm was discharged during school dismissal Tuesday, as a person in a vehicle was leaving the school parking lot, the Salina Police Department shares. 

In a Facebook post published Wednesday morning, the police department writes, “We have identified and spoken to the other occupants of the vehicle as well. At this time, we do not suspect there are any other persons involved in this incident.”

No people were hurt as a result of the gunfire at Salina South.

The police department said it is working with USD 305 administrators.