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A teenager is charged with having a loaded gun at a Leon County high school football game

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Sergey Smeilov
A school resource deputy working security made the arrest at Cox Stadium.

The Leon County Sheriff's Office says a 14-year-old male was arrested Friday night at Cox Stadium with a loaded gun.

A school resource deputy working security at the game between Godby and Lincoln made the arrest. The deputy spotted the teen wearing a jacket with a bulge in the front pocket and did a pat-down search.

A press release says the teen is not a student at a Leon County public school. He was taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center and charged with Possession of a Firearm on School Property.

The FortifyFL app is available to anonymously report school-related suspicious activity, or call 850-922-KIDS.

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