SUFFOLK, Va. — Suffolk police officers found a high school student with a gun at Lakeland High School on Tuesday.
The first call about a person with a weapon came in a few minutes before 11 a.m., according to city spokeswoman Jennifer Moore.
She said the police department immediately locked down the school on Kenyon Road.
Administrators told officers about the situation, and police found the student with the weapon. He is 16 years old. Investigators took him into custody.
Nobody was hurt at the school.
The student was charged with the possession of a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon by a minor, and possession of a firearm on school property.
He is currently held at the Chesapeake Juvenile Detention Center.
Law enforcement doesn't typically share the name of juvenile suspects in criminal cases.