Student found with loaded handgun at Hixson High School
A student at a local high school was arrested on Thursday morning for having a gun on campus.
It happened at Hixson High.
Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Matt Lea says the school resource officer received a tip that a student had a gun.
Lea says the SRO found the student and then found a loaded handgun in his possession.
The student was taken to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.
He was charged with Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds.
“The HCSO wishes to reassure the public that our personnel work diligently each day with the HCDE to ensure a safe, learning environment for our students,” Lea said in a press release.
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