Nearly three weeks after a 3rd-grade student found an unattended firearm in the school bathroom at his elementary school, the Rising Star ISD school board will finally address the incident.
Giovanni Mata’s son, Leighton, was one of the students that discovered the firearm that belonged to Rising Star Superintendent Robby Stuteville.
To make matters even more potentially dangerous, a teacher asked Leighton to return to the restroom to double check if the gun was real. His father questioned why a teacher would do that instead of getting someone who wasn’t a child!!! to check the authenticity of the gun.
The school held an emergency meeting to hear parents’ concerns. Before the meeting, Stuteville offered this statement: