Midlands high school student charged for allegedly taking a gun to school

Updated: May. 23, 2018 at 2:03 PM EDT
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RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A Keenan High School student has been arrested after police say he took a stolen weapon to his school in Columbia, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department.

Ty'rek Kennedy, 17, is charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol carrying a weapon on school grounds and possession of a stolen pistol.

He was found in possession of a .40 caliber handgun reported stolen in Orangeburg County.

The Richland County Sheriff's Department says the student was not a threat to the school.

He's being held at the Alvin S Glenn Detention Center.

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