California student arrested after report of gun on campus

December 12, 2021 GMT

PARLIER, Calif. (AP) — A high school student was arrested for investigation of bringing a loaded gun to campus in Fresno County, authorities said.

Police said Saturday that they had recovered a weapon from a 17-year-old senior at Parlier High School, the Fresno Bee reported.

Authorities responded Friday to a report of a student having a gun on the campus. Parlier is a city of 16,000 people about 200 miles (322 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.

The student was being held in the school’s administration office and was taken into custody, police said.