ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A high school student was arrested in Pinellas County after deputies said he took a loaded gun onto campus on Thursday.
The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said the 18-year-old Hollins High School student was carrying a Beretta Nano .380 gun inside the large compartment of his backpack.
"The firearm was in working condition and contained a magazine with seven rounds within, and an eighth round being in the chamber of the firearm..." a deputy wrote in the arrest affidavit.
The student was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school property.
No further details, such as who reported the student, were released.