Student with loaded gun found after fight at high school football game
A loaded handgun was found after an incident between two minors at a high school football game Friday night in Pittsylvania County.
According to Pittsylvania County officials, during the Dan River G. W. Football game Friday night, a student from Dan River, and another from G. W. High, were involved in a physical altercation. The student from Dan River High ran into the woods before being contained by officers.
After searching the area, officers located a loaded handgun that was being carried in a fanny pack. Both students were taken to Chatham before being released to their parents.
The investigation into this case continues, and petitions are expected to be filed.