CYPRESS, Texas – A Cypress Creek High School student was removed from campus after authorities found a gun in his vehicle, according to district officials.
The gun was found during a parking lot sweep Monday, officials said.
The student was identified and removed from campus.
A Cypress-Fairbanks Police Department K9 unit made the discovery.
The age and name of the person who brought the gun was not available.
Here is the district's statement:
"Identification and intervention of possible threats are key components of CFISD’s Safety and Security Action Plan. After a firearm was discovered in a student’s car during a random sweep of the student parking lot, the student was quickly identified and removed from campus. Law enforcement is investigating. We work diligently to maintain a safe school environment for every student and staff member and are grateful to the Cypress-Fairbanks Police Department for taking a proactive approach to safety."