ODESSA – A 15-year-old student is in hot water after authorities found a handgun in the student's locker.
ECISD officials tell NewsWest 9 that at around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nimitz Junior High received a Crimestoppers tip that a 15-year-old male might have brought a weapon to school.
The teacher who took the call then notified campus police who then notified school administrators.
Campus police later located an unloaded 9mm handgun in a backpack that was in the student's locker. No ammunition was found with the weapon.
The student who brought the gun to school will face criminal charges and district disciplinary action.