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Students accused of stealing handguns from South Jordan store in custody

Posted at 8:39 AM, May 16, 2018

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah — Both of the students accused of stealing handguns from a South Jordan store are in custody, police confirmed Wednesday evening.

Police say the pair went to Sportsman’s Warehouse near Bangerter Highway and South Jordan Parkway on May 12 at about 6 p.m.

According to South Jordan Police, the students went to the gun storage area and each took a handgun, hiding them under their clothes.

One of the students also took ammunition for the guns.

Officers say the students attend the American International School of Utah (AISU) in Murray.

Police say the 7th grader and the 10th grader are not in school Wednesday, and there are no known threats against the school.

The students’ names have not been released.

The 15-year-old suspect was booked into jail Wednesday afternoon, and the 12-year-old suspect turned himself in Wednesday evening after police were in contact with his mother.