Gonzaga University to re-evaluate gun policy

Gonzaga University to re-evaluate gun policy

Gonzaga University to re-evaluate gun policy

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on November 10, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 10 at 1:48 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- The President of Gonzaga University sent an e-mail to students Saturday acknowledging calls to re-evaluate the school's rules on guns.

The statement comes after two GU students used a gun to protect themselves at their University-owned apartment.

President Thayne McCulloh said as a Jesuit institution dedicated to thoughtful evaluation of complex social issues, he believes this is an opportunity to objectively re-examine their firearms policy.

READ: Gonzaga University students could face expulsion for gun

Seniors Erik Fagan and Daniel McIntosh are currently under review for having a gun in their apartment. Authorities said they pulled out a gun when a man with an outstanding felony warrant came to their door asking for money. The suspect fled but was later arrested by police.

The students are facing expulsion. A final decision is expected next week.

 

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