NELSON COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - A Nelson County High School student is in trouble Friday night. School administrators say the student was found with a handgun Friday on campus.

No known threats were made to either other students or staff. The unidentified student was sequestered and handed over to law enforcement without incident.


Nelson County Public Schools Press Release:

On Friday, November 1, 2019 officials at Nelson County High School were alerted to the fact that a student had a weapon on campus.

Building level administrators and the School Resource Officer sequestered the student and recovered a handgun to ensure the safety of all students and staff in the building. The student has been remanded to law enforcement.

No known threats were made to either students or staff as a result of this incident. As always the safety for our school community is a top priority and we will do all within our power to maintain a safe and secure learning environment for all.