Gun Found Behind Kirby High School

Gun Found Behind Kirby High School

After receiving an anonymous tip, a gun was found behind Kirby High School Tuesday morning.
MEMPHIS, TN (localmemphis.com)--After receiving an anonymous tip Tuesday morning, a gun was found behind Kirby High School Tuesday morning.

Shelby County Schools Security received an anonymous tip that a student may be in possession of a firearm. As a precaution, the school was placed on lockdown.

The student was questioned.

Officers swept the building and no firearm was located inside the school.

A handgun was found behind the campus near the football field.

The Memphis Police Department said officers were originally at the school Tuesday morning handling a drug related complaint. They were advised that someone had a gun at the school.

The Memphis Police Department is handling the investigation and said they have detained one person in the incident.

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