ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A 17-year-old boy was arrested for bringing a gun onto campus at MycroSchool Pinellas Charter High School, 840 3rd Avenue S., on Wednesday.
According to police, the school safety officer discovered the handgun in the 11th grader’s locker and notified the police. No threats were made to the school or other students.
The student faces the following charges:
- Possession of a weapon on school property
- Possession of a firearm by person under 18 years of age
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“The St. Petersburg Police make the safety of students a top priority and any weapon on campus, or other threat to school safety, is thoroughly investigated,” said SPPD.