Two Hancock High students arrested after having gun on school property

One student sold the gun to the other student

Two Hancock High students arrested after having gun on school property
A pair of handcuffs lays on black wood. (Source: Raycom Media)

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Two Hancock High School students are facing charges after one of the students sold a gun to the other on school grounds.

According to Sheriff Ricky Adam, last week the mother of a 14-year old reported a pistol was missing from her home. Authorities discovered her son had traded the gun while at school to another 14-year old.

Both students were arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school property and possession of a stolen firearm. The student accused of taking the gun and selling it is charged with petty larceny.

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