Student accused of carrying gun on grounds of Southport High School

Posted: 10:14 PM, Aug 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-30 07:50:18-04

INDIANAPOLIS – A student was accused of carrying a firearm on the property of Southport High School Tuesday morning.

Call 6 sources said Perry Township school police were checking students leaving and coming to Southport High School when an officer noticed a 16-year-old student in a vehicle with a firearm in sight.

The officer held the student at gunpoint as they waited for Indianapolis Metropolitan Police to respond, Call 6 sources said.

The student was taken into custody and police confiscated drugs and a handgun, Call 6 sources said. 

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