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Student arrested for handgun brought to school
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Effingham County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a 16-year-old Effingham County High School student for having a loaded gun and a knife on school property.

The juvenile has been charged with two counts of possession of a weapon on school property, possession of a handgun under the age of 18, and disrupting a public school.

The student was met by school officials as he arrived on campus and taken into custody.

He was arrested and is being held in the Claxton Youth Detention Center.

For more on this situation visit and read Friday's edition of the Effingham Herald.