SHEPHERD, Mich. — A county sheriff apologized Tuesday for accidentally leaving his backup gun in a Michigan school gym locker room.
Isabella County Sheriff Michael Main said his mistake is inexcusable.
‘‘In the 20 years of law enforcement service I have never left a weapon anywhere,’’ he said in a statement. ‘‘I have no excuse for my lack of responsibility with this matter. . . . I’m devastated with my lack of accountability in this matter.’’
Main said he believed the gun — his backup weapon — was in his bag. A student later found the gun and told an adult, according to Main.
It wasn’t clear if Main would face disciplinary action.