Vallejo police confirmed on Sunday that a Vallejo High student was carrying a loaded handgun this past week.
According to the Vallejo Times Herald, on Tuesday Vallejo High School safety supervisors were notified by a maintenance crew employee that two teenagers were seen during school hours in a breezeway located at Corbus Field, said Terrance Greenwood, a safety supervisor. The field is off limits to students without teacher supervision.
When Greenwood arrived to the area, he and another supervisor saw the students and escorted them back to the school, where they were to be searched. One of the teens ran from the room they were in, Greenwood said.
Greenwood chased the teen and caught up with him in the quad area, where the teen admitted to having a handgun. Greenwood confiscated the gun, bringing the teen back to the office. According to the Vallejo Times Herald, no one was injured. The other teen was not reported to have been involved with the case.
On Sunday, police stated that the 17-year-old brought a loaded .22 automatic pistol.
The teen was booked at the Solano County juvenile hall.