An argument between two students at Opelika High School led to gun detection.
According to police, an altercation occurred during a classroom change Monday morning.
Following the incident and the investigation by school administrators and the OPD school resource officer, a handgun was found in the student’s backpack. Authorities said the gun was not involved in the fight.
The student, who did not disclose the identity, was taken to police headquarters for further investigation. There were no injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call Opelika Detectives at 334-705-5220 or the Secret Witness hot line 334-745-8665. Suggestions can also be submitted via OPD Mobile P.