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Fort Worth police arrest Timber Creek High School student with loaded gun at school

A different high school student alerted the school administrators, police said, leading to the arrest of a 17-year old.

Update: Updated at 5:53 p.m.: Revised to include a statement from Keller ISD.

After a student alerted Timber Creek High School administrators about another student possessing a gun on campus Thursday morning, Fort Worth police arrested a 17-year-old, authorities said in a news release.

School administrators were notified at 11:38 a.m. and a school resource officer found a 17-year-old student in possession of a loaded gun, police said in a written statement. The officer confiscated the weapon without incident, and the student was removed from the campus.

The student faces charges of bringing a weapon into a prohibited place, a third-degree felony, police said.

“At this time, there is no further threat to the campus,” Keller ISD spokesperson Bryce Nieman said in a statement,

No additional information was immediately available.

Two teenagers were arrested on charges of unlawful carrying of firearms in prohibited places near Everman High School’s football stadium during Last Friday night’s homecoming game.

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