Poinciana High student in custody, accused of bringing gun to campus prompting lockdown, deputies say

Deputies said a 15-year-old student is in custody after another student said that student showed him a gun in a school locker room.

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies said a 15-year-old student is in custody after another student said that student showed him a gun in a school locker room.

Deputies said the student told a school resource officer about the gun, which he described as having an extended clip, which then prompted a lockdown on campus around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said the searched the school for the 15-year-old and determined the student was no longer on campus.

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Deputies said around 10:15 a.m., they found the student in a subdivision off campus with the weapon.

Deputies said they are interviewing the student and witnesses to determine if any other students were involved.

Charges are pending against the 15-year-old and the lockdown has been lifted, deputies said.

Osceola Schools put out a statement on Twitter saying that all students and staff are safe.

An important message from the Osceola School District: Update as of 11:15 a.m.: At this time, the lockdown has been...

Posted by Poinciana High School on Tuesday, March 3, 2020