BEAUREGARD, Ala. (WRBL) — A Beauregard student is in the custody of the Lee County Juvenile Detention Facility after investigators say he brought a 9mm handgun to school. 

Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said that on Monday, school resource officers obtained information a student was armed at the school. The student was contacted by deputies, and Sheriff Jones says a firearm was recovered from the student without further incident. 

Sheriff Jones says the case remains under investigation.