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TPD, school security seize gun from Sunnyside High School student on campus

Sunnyside High School
Posted at 4:40 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 18:42:41-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Police confiscated a gun from a Sunnyside High School student Wednesday morning.

According to the district, the school received a tip from a parent which helped police and school security to respond quickly.

When the student arrived on campus, police took the weapon from them.

"The situation was addressed before classes began this morning, preventing any disruption or a direct threat to students and/or staff," the district said in a statement.