LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A Fayette County student is facing charges after police found a gun inside of a car on school property.
According to Frederick Douglass High School officials, Fayette County Public Schools Police were patrolling school grounds Thursday, which is a routine procedure. They said officers noticed something suspicious inside a car parked on campus.
Police worked with school administration to locate the driver of the vehicle, and they conducted a search of it. They found a firearm inside and took possession of it immediately.
They said the student was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon on school property and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The principal told families it was an isolated incident and students remained safe during the investigation.
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