Officials: 2 students arrested after gun found on Seneca Valley school campus
Two Butler County students were taken into custody Tuesday after officials said one of the students a sold a gun to another student at Seneca Valley Intermediate High School.
No one was injured.
The district said on its website Tuesday that the incident was reported shortly after school started. High school administrators were notified through student reports that a student was seen with a gun at the intermediate high school.
Jackson police and a district school police officer were notified. They began investigating the incident.
Officials said police found a gun in the glove compartment of a student’s vehicle parked outside the school, which they believe was sold to the student by another student. The gun was immediately turned over to the school police officer, police said.
Officials did not disclose what type of gun was discovered.
Both students were arrested and removed from the school campus, officials said.
“We want to reiterate that all students are safe. As we know more information, we will share it with you,” the district wrote on its website.