Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One student is in hot water after bringing a gun to class on Monday.

Ector County ISD officials tell NewsWest 9, they received a tip that a student was seen with a gun in the parking lot of Permian High School.

Officers responded to the campus and took the 15-year-old student into custody.

ECISD officials are reporting that the 15-year-old did have a gun in his backpack.

The student told police he brought the gun to school to show to his friends and he didn't intend to hurt anyone.