Student expelled after handgun is found in waistband

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Student faces felony charges

PHOENIX - A Valley high school student has been expelled after a handgun was found at the school.

A spokesperson from the Phoenix Unified School District tells 3TV the incident involves a male sophomore student at Carl Hayden High School.

Another student reportedly notified school officials that the sophomore had a handgun. The principal and security officer at the school contacted the student who had the gun in his waistband and confiscated the handgun, which they say was an unloaded semi-automatic gun.

Phoenix Police are still investigating but 3TV has learned the student involved will face felony chrages and most likely will be expelled from the school district.