Student arrested for firearm possession at Florence High

Student arrested for firearm possession at Florence High
(Source: WAFF)

FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) - A 17-year-old was taken into custody this week after being found in possession of a firearm on school property.

The Florence Police Department has confirmed the incident occurred at Florence High School on Tuesday.

Florence police say a school resource officer at Florence High School received information that a student had a gun. The SRO immediately separated the student from everyone and took him into the office.

The student was questioned and a firearm was located. Investigators say ammunition was located but was not in the weapon.

The 17-year-old 11th-grader was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, disorderly conduct, and resisting arrest. He was turned over to the juvenile authorities.

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