A Model High School freshman has been charged with weapon violations after administrators found a knife and pistol in his possession at the school.
There was never a threat but the incident is being investigated by the Floyd County Police Department.
The 16-year-old juvenile has been detained by police, pending charges that include two counts of possession of a weapon during a crime, two counts of weapon possession in a school zone, underage possession of a handgun, possession of a concealed weapon and possession of a vape.
A loaded 9mm pistol and a hunting knife were confiscated from the child. According to a release from Floyd County Schools: “information was brought to the attention of school administration regarding the possibility of a student possessing a firearm on school grounds.
Upon launching an investigation, the student in question admitted to having the weapon and it was confiscated immediately.