Harrison County Student Arrested for Bringing a Gun to School

A high school student is in custody tonight after bringing a gun to school.
According to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department, a 16-year-old white male at Harrison Central High School was arrested. Authorities tell News 25 that school officials were tipped off that the student could possibly have a gun. Upon searching the student’s backpack a 38 revolver was found. No bullets were in the gun or on the student.
The student told authorities he brought the gun to school for protection after recent shootings around the country.
An investigation will continue to determine how the student obtained the firearm in the first place.

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