This morning, school officials at Hartsville High School notified their School Resource Officer that a student might have a weapon on campus.
No threats were made to students or staff. The student was searched and a small handgun was discovered.
The student is in the custody of the Hartsville Police Department.
In a statement from Darlington County Schools:
The Darlington County School District and our law enforcement officials take these incidents very seriously. The safety of our students and staff is always the top priority.