Maumelle High School
was placed on lockdown
this morning around 11 a.m. after police responded following a report of a student with a handgun.
After a search, police said, an 18-year-old senior was arrested after a small-caliber pistol was found in a classroom shelf. The lockdown has been lifted as of this writing, KTHV reports.
Police have identified the student who was arrested as James Zantrese Austin,
18. Police say he will be charged with possession of a firearm on a school campus, which is a felony.