Gun Found at Gretna Middle School

Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s deputies retrieved a gun from inside Gretna Middle School on Thursday.

The Sheriff’s Office received a call from the school around 12:45 p.m. stating that a School Resource Officer had located the gun in a trashcan.

A juvenile was identified, arrested and charged with possession of a firearm on school property, possession or transportation of certain firearms by a person under the age of 18; and pointing, holding or brandishing a firearm. The juvenile is a GMS student.

Because the individual involved is a minor, no further information about this person will be released, according to the Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office.

No further information will be provided as this is still an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information about this incident, please call 434-432-7931 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-791-0044.