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Provo High Student Shoots Himself on School Property

POLICE SAY A PROVO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IS CONTINUING TO RECOVER, FOLLOWING A POSSIBLE SUICIDE ATTEMPT -- ON SCHOOL PROPERTY -- MONDAY AFTERNOON.

AUTHORITIES SAY SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS SHOW THE 14-YEAR-OLD -- WITH A HANDGUN -- IN A REMOTE CORNER OF THE CAMPUS.

POLICE SAY THE BOY SHOT HIS CHEEK... AND THEN CALLED 911 -- FROM A SCHOOL BATHROOM -- WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

THE BULLET DID PASS THROUGH HIS CHEEK.

SCHOOL OFFICIALS TOLD THE BOY'S PARENTS, WHO VISITED HIM AT THE HOSPITAL.

POLICE RECOVERED THE GUN... BUT HAVE NOT FOUND ANYONE WHO HEARD OR SAW THE SHOOTING.

STUDENTS WERE BACK AT PROVO HIGH -- ON THEIR NORMAL SCHEDULES -- TUESDAY.

 

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