Student found with gun at Glenn High School

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating after a student was found with a gun this morning at Glenn High School.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools spokesman Theo Helm says school officials were told by a parent early Friday morning that a student was going to bring a gun to Glenn High School.

The student was stopped inside a school building as he arrived at the school, Helm said.  The firearm in question was never taken out or displayed, he added.

Upon searching they found one student, 17-year-old DaCian Rhymer with a knife, he is facing charges of having a weapon on school grounds.  They found a gun in the possession of juvenile who is charged with felony possession of a firearm on school property.

According to police parents told the school there may be an after school fight and that some students may have weapons.

The juvenile is in custody in Forsyth Juvenile Detention, Rhymer was in the Forsyth Co. Jail at last check.

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