Hartsville High School student taken into custody for possessing a gun

This morning, school officials at Hartsville High School notified their School Resource Officer that a student might have a weapon on campus. 

No threats were made to students or staff. The student was searched and a small handgun was discovered.

The student is in the custody of the Hartsville Police Department.

In a statement from Darlington County Schools:

The Darlington County School District and our law enforcement officials take these incidents very seriously. The safety of our students and staff is always the top priority.

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