Richland Co. high school student charged with bringing loaded gun to school
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - A Richland Northeast High School student has been charged with bringing a loaded gun to school Tuesday, deputies say.
The 17-year-old male student was charged with possession of a firearm on school property, possession of a pistol under 18, possession of a stolen firearm, and unlawful carry of a handgun.
Deputies say the School Resource Officer was notified by school administrators that they had located a gun in the student’s backpack.
That officer immediately took possession of the gun and the teen was taken into custody and charged.
Upon investigation, there was no evidence that any other students were presented or threatened with the gun.
The 17-year-old was charged and booked into the juvenile wing of the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.
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