A gun was found accused of starting the fight at Evans High School in Columbia County
A person who was not a student at Evans High School was arrested Tuesday for starting a fight on campus while in possession of a weapon.
During class, the school’s parking lot monitor contacted Columbia County School District police after two people refused to leave campus, according to a news release.
Before leaving the parking lot, the suspects started a fight, according to the release. The suspects were stopped in a nearby parking lot and taken into custody by Columbia County School District Police.
According to the source, one of the suspects was carrying a firearm. The suspects face a number of criminal charges.
According to the statement, no verbal threats were made against students, staff or the school.
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This article originally appeared on the Augusta Chronicle website: Police arrest suspects at Evans High School in Columbia County