HCHS student being held in McCracken Co. Juvenile Detention Center after bringing weapon to school

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – A 17-year-old Henderson High School student is being held at the McCracken County Juvenile Detention Center after bringing a weapon to school on Friday.

Police say the student’s charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property.

Officers say a handgun found in the student’s backpack had a magazine in it, but the chamber was empty.

The student didn’t say why he brought the gun to school.

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(This story was originally published on November 25, 2019)

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