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Student charged, in custody after bringing gun to Liberty High School, authorities say

The student was charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va.UPDATE

The student police say brought a gun on school property has been charged, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

According to authorities, the student was charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds. This comes after authorities told us that they found a gun in a student’s car at Liberty High School.

Police report that the investigation is completed.


ORIGINAL STORY

A student is in custody after bringing a gun on school property, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities report that Liberty High School administration received a report that the student had a firearm. Luckily, deputies and staff were able to quickly identify the student and intercept when they arrived at school Wednesday morning.

Upon the student’s arrival, deputies found a gun in their car and the student was then taken into custody without incident, according to Sheriff Mike Miller.

At this time, the student hasn’t made any threats to the school and the investigation remains ongoing, authorities say.


About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.