BHS student with gun arrested

BLYTHEWOOD – A 17- year old male student at Blythewood High School has been charged with possession of a firearm on school grounds and simple possession of marijuana. Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested the student without incident.

On Friday morning, March 23, a BHS School Resource Officer was notified by students about a video posted to Snapchat. The video was of the student, posing with a gun in the school’s parking lot. The student was identified and brought into the school administrator’s office.

The Sheriff stated that marijuana was found in the student’s back pack and an unloaded handgun, with rounds in a magazine, located in his vehicle.

The student was has been transported to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

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