Sheriff: Shades Valley High School student arrested after BB gun found in bag


IRONDALE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is applauding a student’s bravery after they contacted authorities about a possible firearm on campus Wednesday.

According to JCSO, once the student gave information to a School Resource Officer, the school went into lockdown.

After a search of the campus, a BB gun that resembled a real firearm was recovered in another student’s bag.

Charges are pending on the student who brought the gun to school. No other information has been released at this time.

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