17-year-old arrested after bringing firearm to Columbia High School, sheriff’s office says

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla. — A 17-year-old was arrested Thursday after deputies say he brought a firearm to Columbia High School.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office received a tip that led deputies to find the teen in the parking lot of the school.


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The student was taken to the Columbia County Detention Facility. He was charged with possession of a firearm on a school campus.

It is unclear what the student’s motive was.

Action News Jax has chosen not to identify the student due to his age.

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