Two Columbia High School students arrested for bringing pistol to campus

Two Columbia High School students arrested for bringing pistol to campus

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Two students from Columbia High School have been arrested after bringing a pistol onto the campus.

The 15-year-old and 17-year-old were reported to the school for skipping classes earlier today and for possibly having a stolen weapon.

Later this afternoon, as the students were searched. one confessed to giving a pistol to another student.

When the second student was searched by the school resource officer, a loaded firearm with an extended magazine was found in his book bag.

The students, whose names are being withheld because of their age, were arrested on charges of possession of a stolen weapon, unlawful carrying of a pistol and carrying a weapon on a school campus.

They were taken to the juvenile wing of the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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