Student Arrested with Handgun at Maumelle High School

Published 04/08 2014 12:06PM

Updated 04/08 2014 07:02PM

MAUMELLE, AR - An 18-year-old who attends Maumelle High School has been arrested after being accused of bringing a gun to campus.

Maumelle Police identify the student as James Zantrese Austin, 18. He faces a felony charge of carrying a weapon on campus.

Police say the gun was found on a bookshelf in a classroom Tuesday morning. 

The school was immediately placed on lockdown and anxious parents waited outside to find out what was happening.

Police say no shots were fired and no one was injured.

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