(KMOV)-- A Soldan High School student was arrested for bringing a gun to school.
Authorities said a security guard at the school located the 16-year-old suspect in a bathroom after feeling like something wasn't quite right. The suspect had a gun in his possession.
The security guard took possession of the gun and detained the suspect before police arrived and took the suspect into custody. The suspect is now in juvenile custody.
More than 700 students have to go through a metal detector at the main entrance each day. Police are not sure how he got the gun past security.
No word on why the student brought the gun to school. The investigation is ongoing.
Notices were sent home with students, also tonight each parent will be getting a phone call from an automated calling system telling them of the gun.