Redondo Union High School student arrested for bringing loaded gun on campus, police say

A 15-year-old Redondo Union High School student was arrested Monday after officials said they brought a firearm to campus. 

Officers from the Redondo Beach Police Department were called to the school just after 10:30 a.m. after receiving a report of a student in possession of a firearm.

Shortly after arriving at the campus, officers detained a sophomore who was found to have a loaded gun. 

Redondo Beach PD officials said this incident appears to be isolated, and the initial stages of the investigation have not uncovered any evidence of a threat or a plan for violence. 

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SkyFOX photo of Redondo Union High School, where a student was arrested for bringing a loaded gun on campus. 

No injuries were reported. 

The student was subsequently arrested and transferred to the Redondo Beach PD for the following violations: 

  • 29610(a) PC: Juvenile in possession of a firearm
  • 626.9(b) PC: Possession of a firearm on school grounds
  • 32310(a) PC: Possession of a high-capacity magazine
  • 25850(a) PC: Carrying a loaded firearm in public
  • 25850(c)(6) PC: Possession of an unregistered loaded firearm

Following Monday’s incident, additional resources will be deployed on campus and at other schools within the Redondo Beach Unified School District.

Officials said there would be an additional police presence on campus Monday after a student was arrested for bringing a loaded gun on campus. / SkyFOX

Those with information are asked to contact Redondo Beach PD at 310-379-2477 or via text at 310-339-2362. Tips can also be emailed anonymously to