FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities are investigating after a gun was discovered at Franklin High School Monday.
The weapon was found after school administrators and the school resource officer investigated a rumor that a gun was hidden on campus.
It was not immediately known where the gun was discovered at the high school. It has since been turned over to the sheriff’s department.
Parents were notified of the incident via a recorded phone message.
The investigation is ongoing.
School officials said they will prosecute the responsible party to the fullest extent of the law.