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Teen arrested for bringing gun to Riverdale HS

Teen Arrested
Lee County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 3:21 PM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-21 04:08:36-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies arrested a 17-year-old for bringing a gun to school.

According to the Lee County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on Thursday morning at Riverdale High School at 2600 Buckingham Road.

Investigators say a student informed a teacher about a video of another student on social media holding a gun.

They say the teacher called the school resource officer and a school administrator.

The sheriff says the officer located the suspect and found a loaded handgun in his car on campus.