Police: High school student with handgun arrested
OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A 16-year-old student at Oregon City High School was arrested after police say they got a tip that the student had a handgun in his waistband.
The school resource officer received the tip around 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to Oregon City Police.
Police located the student in a class and detained him without incident. He was found to have several weapons including a handgun and ammunition, police said.
Police are investigating why the student brought weapons to school. Police don't have other information leading them to believe there are any other threats to students or staff.
The student was arrested on investigation of having a firearm illegally, disorderly conduct and threat of harm.