Student in custody after gun found at Riverside High School

MARTIN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A student is in custody after a gun was found on the campus of a Martin County high school.

Martin County deputies said an anonymous tip was shared with school administrators Friday morning about a possible weapon on the campus of Riverside High School.

Administrators searched a vehicle that matched information from the tip and the weapon was recovered, according to deputies.

A student has been taken into custody and faces charges of bringing a firearm onto the campus.

Deputies did not release the age of the student, the type of gun seized, or if it was loaded or not.

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