Authorities initiated an investigation into firearms at West Mesa High School. A mother reported her missing firearm, fearing her child had taken it. Albuquerque Public Schools (APS) police identified a West Mesa student during the probe and found a handgun in his possession. Further investigation led to a second student, who was also found with a handgun. This led to a shelter-in-place at the school. No threats were made, and the students’ intentions remain unclear. These incidents mark the fourth, fifth, and sixth guns discovered on APS campuses this school year, raising concerns about student safety and firearm access. For more information read the full article.