CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — CCISD Police said a high-school student is facing charges after bring a gun to school.
CCISD Police Chief Kirby Warnke said the student brought a small caliber gun to school and was arrested Thursday afternoon. No bullet was in the chamber.
A statement was issued to parents. An excerpt of it reads:
A tip was received this afternoon that there was a possible weapon on campus and identified the student with it. CCISD PD in conjunction with administration located the student and brought the student to the Police Office where a weapon was found. As a result of the tip and discovery, a student was arrested.
The student was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.
As a precaution, CCISD police said they will bring in specialized officers for extra security and a K-9 will do a "sweep" of the school.