A Hixson High School student was arrested on Wednesday for having a loaded gun on campus.

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Matt Lea says the school received a tip about the student having a gun.

Lea says the student searched and the handgun was found.

The student was charged Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds and taken to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center.

This is the second Hamilton County student to be arrested on Wednesday for having a gun on campus.

Lea says a student was arrested for having an unloaded gun at Brainerd High School.

That student was also charged with Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds.

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