Desoto County Schools: BB gun discovered at Lewisburg High Thursday

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — Desoto County Schools has confirmed a BB gun was discovered in the parking lot at Lewisburg High School.

In a released statement, the district said the incident happened Thursday morning before school.

Several teachers reportedly saw the individual with the BB gun and called the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department, who recovered it from the student’s car.

The student was removed from campus and will face disciplinary consequences.

According to the Desoto County Schools Code of Discipline, possession of a weapon is a level five offense that could result in the student being sent to the Desoto County Alternative Center or expulsion for at least one year.

He or she has not been identified.