17-Year-Old Accused Of Bringing Loaded Gun To High School

(Columbia, SC) -- A teen is in custody for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to a Columbia school. 

A school resource officer found the gun in a 17-year-old's backpack at C.A. Johnson High School on Tuesday after a school administrator received a tip about it. 

The teen is now charged with unlawful carrying of a pistol, carrying a weapon on school property, and possession of a weapon by a person under 18. 

Police say there were no reports of threats, but their investigation continues.

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