Via Jackson Public Schools:
"Today, JPS Campus Enforcement and the Hinds County Constable arrested Shawana Smith. She is charged with possession of a weapon on school property. She received a $10,000 bond. She is a 39 year-old Jackson resident. As a result of the investigation, other complainants were identified who signed affidavits in Justice Court which resulted in additional criminal charges and warrants issued by a judge."
Forest Hill parents, students and teachers http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2016/may/05/frustration-over-violence-chaos-forest-hill-commun/">met at a community chat with JPS administration to discuss violence the day after Smith brought the weapon to the school.
Sierra Mannie is an education reporting fellow for the Jackson Free Press and The Hechinger Report. Email her at [email protected]. Read more education stories at jfp.ms/education.