TAMPA -- A student at King High School was arrested after he was found in possession of a loaded gun.
According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the school resource deputy received a tip from a student that the 17 year old suspect had a gun.
The deputy and school security responded to the suspect’s classroom where they searched his book bag. Located within a pocket of the bag was a loaded .32 caliber pistol, deputies said.
The student was taken into custody and will be booked at the Juvenile Assessment Center.
We are not naming the student because he is a minor, in accordance with our crime guidelines.