Gun found outside Highland Springs High School

Posted at 4:06 PM, Apr 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-30 16:25:24-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A lock down at Highland Springs High School was lifted about 3:45 Wednesday afternoon after a gun was discovered in the parking lot. Two students are being questioned as a result of the incident.

“A Henrico Police School Resource Officer received information that a student may possibly have a weapon on school property,” Henrico Police spokeswoman Lt. Linda Toney wrote in an email. “Officers located a loaded handgun in a vehicle parked in the school parking lot.”

The lock down at the school S. Oak Avenue was ordered about 2:15 p.m.

“There are no reports of injuries and no reports that the gun was used in a threatening manner,” Lt. Toney said. “Two persons of interest, a 17-year-old male and an 18-year-old male, are being questioned by police.  At this time, no charges have been placed.”

This is a developing story.