DeSoto ISD Student Arrested For Bringing Gun To School

Austin York
May 30, 2018 - 2:02 pm
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DESOTO (1080 KRLD) - A 17-year-old DeSoto ISD student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school.

Officers say they found a handgun in the backpack of the DeSoto High School teen with a loaded magazine in the bag as well.

Sargent C.D. Williams says they are grateful to the person who alerted officials.

"A student actually saw the handgun and notified one of the staff members" said Williams. 

Williams says the student has been charged with Unlawful Carry of a Weapon-Places Where Weapons are Prohibited a 3rd degree felony.

The students motives are unknown at this time as no threats were made verbally or on social media sites, against either the school or any students.