Police: Student arrested at Africentric High School for possessing a handgun

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police says an officer arrested a 14-year-old student at Africentric High School on Wednesday because the student had a handgun.

The weapon was in the student’s backpack. The school resource officer arrested the student after word got to him about the weapon.

A student was arrested Friday at Walnut Ridge High School for having a gun. Police have not said if the two incidents are related.

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