UPDATE 2/9/23 12:40 p.m.: On Feb. 8, investigators with Russell County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 15-year-old male on one count of certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol.

RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) — The Russell County Sheriff’s Office found a hidden handgun at Russell County Middle School, according to the Russell County School District (RCSD).

RCSD states a student was identified as a suspect. The district says the situation at the school is currently under control.

The Russell County Investigation Division is handling this case.

WRBL News 3 will update you with any new details as they become available.