PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said they have arrested the mother of a student whose gun fired inside the cafeteria of Jason Lee Elementary School Thursday afternoon.
Police said they don’t believe the gun was fired with the intent to injure anyone. No one was injured.
Police were called to the school, located at 2222 N.E. 92nd Avenue, just after 4:30 p.m.
The 911 caller provided police with a description of the suspect. She had left the school before officers showed up. They found her near Northeast 92nd Avenue and Halsey Street.
Police said the suspect entered the school to pick up her child, and while she was inside the cafeteria, her gun discharged.
The school said the gun was in the person's bag when it went off.
Police said they don’t believe the school community or the neighboring community are in danger.
The school sent a message to school families, saying the school immediately went into lockdown when the incident happened.