Gun found at Renaissance Charter School, student arrested

Police arrested a student after finding him in possession of a handgun at Renaissance Charter School at Cypress.

Officers arrested the student just before 1 p.m. on Thursday at the campus on Okeechobee Boulevard.

No one was hurt or threatened at any time, police said.

Police did not reveal the age or grade level of the juvenile student. According to the school’s website, it handles students up to the eighth grade.

Detectives are trying to determine how the student brought the gun to school, and why.