Social media post shows St. Martinville Senior High student with gun on bus and in classroom

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A student at St. Martinville Senior High has been arrested following accusations that he brought a handgun to school.

It happened Tuesday, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office who received a report from administrators that a student was allegedly in possession of a firearm on campus.

During the investigation, detectives say they discovered videos posted on social media showing the unidentified student brandishing a handgun on a school bus and also inside a classroom.

A warrant was obtained for his arrest and the student was arrested and charged with the following: 

1-count-carrying a firearm or dangerous weapon by a student or non-student on school property, at school sponsored functions, or in a firearm free zone. (Felony)

The student was booked into the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center but then released to the custody of his parents.

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