Student arrested after gun found at Sparkman High School

Student arrested after gun found at Sparkman High School

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - School officials say a student brought an unloaded handgun to Sparkman High School on Wednesday morning.

Sparkman administrators and a school resource officer acted quickly to secure the weapon.

A statement from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office states the gun was not loaded. A 16-year-old student was arrested and charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

The identity of the student is not being released by law enforcement.

We can confirm that school resourse officers at Sparkman High School received an anonymous tip from a student that...

Posted by Madison County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

Sparkman High School did notify parents about what occurred.

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