Auburndale High School student arrested for bringing loaded handgun to school

Police in Auburndale say a high school freshman was arrested Monday after bringing a loaded gun to school.

According to police, another Auburndale High School student warned school staff that the ninth-grader had a loaded handgun in his backpack. The school resource officer and other APD officers searched the 14-year-old’s bag and found a .40-caliber Glock loaded with target rounds.

The teen was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center.

No other details were immediately available.