HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police are now investigating after they say two students were caught with a gun at Bethel High School Wednesday morning.

According to police, officers were notified of a possible weapons violation on school property around 8:30 a.m.

A preliminary investigation revealed that two male students, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, were in possession of a firearm on school property, which is located in the 1000 block of Big Bethel Road.

One of the students was taken into custody on site. The other student fled the school.

The 17-year-old student in custody has been charged with two counts of brandishing a firearm, one count of possession of a firearm on school property and one count of possession of a firearm by a juvenile.

Officials say the 16-year-old student who fled was taken into custody late Wednesday afternoon and charged with possession of a firearm on school property and possession of a firearm by a juvenile.

School resource officers are working with school administrators regarding the incident.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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