Police: Student arrested after bringing loaded gun to Hollywood high school

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A South Florida high school student was arrested Monday after a loaded gun was found in his backpack, authorities said.

According to police, school officials at McArthur High School in Hollywood were alerted to a group of students allegedly smoking in a restroom.

Those students’ bags were searched, and the gun was found, police said.

Police officers were called to the school’s campus and the student was taken into custody.

No injuries were reported.

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