ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A Permian High School student has been arrested for having a gun on campus on Thursday afternoon.
The ECISD tells NewsWest9, around 2:15 p.m., school principals were informed of an argument between a girl and boy in the hallway at Permian High School.
A school officer, who was near the argument, escorted the 16-year-old male student to the office to find out why he was having an argument with the boy.
Administrators say as the principal searched the boy's backpack, a gun was found.
We're told the gun was immediately confiscated and the male student was arrested.
He has been charged with places weapons prohibited, which is a third degree felony.