Sheriff: Student Caught With Gun At Madera Co. School

A 16-year-old student is behind bars facing charges for carrying a gun on campus, the Madera County Sheriff's Office said.

Two detectives entered the teen boy's classroom at Eastin-Arcola Continuation School Wednesday afternoon to take him into custody.

During his arrest, an unloaded gun fell and landed on a detective's foot, the sheriff's office said.

The teen was booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of being in possession of a weapon on campus and theft of a firearm.