A student at Greenwood School District 50 at Genesis was arrested shortly after lunch time today for bringing a gun to school.
According to Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelly, 17-year-old Zy’tawn Keiras Childs was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm on school property.
Sheriff Kelly said someone reported seeing what appeared to be a gun in Child’s pants. The school resource officer along with school official immediately investigated. They found the student was carrying a loaded 40 caliber handgun.
Sheriff Kelly also said that the gun was stolen.
Childs was arrested and transported to the Greenwood County Detention center. The incident remains under investigation.