CSD Statement 10-21-20

This afternoon, Corinth Middle School administrators received a report that a student was in
possession of a weapon. The Corinth Police Department was contacted and administrators
immediately went to detain the student. The student fled the campus. Corinth Police detained
the student and recovered a weapon.
A further investigation revealed the possibility of an additional weapon on campus.
Administrators detained another student and recovered an additional weapon.
The Corinth Police took custody of both students and transported them to the Corinth Police
Department.
Corinth Middle School staff, administrators and the Corinth Police Department are to be
commended for their prompt and professional response to the situation. The Corinth Police
Department is now in charge of the investigation.
The Corinth School District is committed to providing safe and orderly schools for all of our
children. Officers will continue to have a strong presence on Corinth School District campuses