Police: Loaded handgun found in high school senior’s gym bag

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A senior at a James City County high school was caught in possession of a loaded handgun late Friday morning, police say.

James City County Police department said in a news release 19-year-old Da’Quan Thomas Ky’Le Williams is charged with felony possession of a firearm on school property and felony second offense carrying a concealed weapon.

The 19-year-old’s arrest came after officers responded to Warhill High School around 11:40 a.m. after another student reported he was in possession of the gun. A loaded 9mm handgun was found in Williams’ gym bag, police said.

Officers also found an additional round of ammunition in Williams’ vehicle.

Police said Williams is being held at Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail without bond.

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