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Midland High student found with loaded handgun on campus

MISD says the student was intercepted due to a Crime Stoppers tip.
Credit: MISD Facebook page

MIDLAND, Texas — Midland ISD reports a student at Midland High was found with a weapon on campus Wednesday.

The student was reportedly intercepted and detained quickly thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip.

MISD says there was no immediate threat to the campus or other students.

According to a post by Midland Crime Stoppers, the MISD Police Department found a .45 caliber loaded handgun on a 16-year-old student who was then arrested.

The district has not released any identifying information for the student, and did not mention the charges the student will be facing.

"We encourage parents to remind their children of the importance of saying something if they see something. As a reminder, anyone can submit an anonymous tip at www.midlandcrimestoppers.com," MISD said in a release.