2 Roseville High School students in custody after bringing handguns to school

17-year-old faces misdemeanor charge

ROSEVILLE, Mich. – Two Roseville High School students are in custody after it was discovered they were in possession of handguns, according to police.

The Roseville School Resource Officer was told a 17-year-old student was being held by a staff member for carrying a handgun in his backpack around 2:30 p.m. 

While investigating the incident, a second student was also discovered to be in possession of a handgun. Overall, police said four students possessed the guns at different points during the day, passing them between each other.

The 17-year-old faces a 93-day misdemeanor charge. 

Police said it does not appear that there were threats to the students or staff and that the guns were not loaded, but the students did have ammunition.

Police said there was some type of argument with a student or students from L'Anse Creuse Central High School. A fight was planned for after school at Rotary Park in Roseville. 

Police said the four students decided to get guns to bring to the fight. 

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