Student arrested after bringing gun on first day of school, police say

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. —

A Lithia Springs High School student was arrested after police said he brought a gun on the first day of school.

Douglas County sheriff’s officials said a school resource officer received an anonymous tip about a gun on campus at about 12 p.m.

The student, Joshua Colson, 17, was found on campus with a handgun and ammunition. He was arrested, sheriff's officials said.

The school was never on lockdown during the incident.