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Two Pasco students arrested for bringing firearm onto campus

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Posted at 11:36 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 11:36:54-04

Two Pasco County teenagers were arrested for bringing a firearm to school Tuesday, deputies say.

The pair was arrested after Pasco Sheriff's Office discovered they brought a gun onto Zephyrhills High School's campus.

One of the teens brought the gun to school in a backpack along with a magazine containing 14 live rounds of 9mm ammunition. and then gave it to the second teen, officials say.

A teacher told the School Resource Officer about the gun.

Both teenagers were charged with possession of a firearm on school property.