Philadelphia Police have arrested a student who allegedly brought a gun into the Samuel Fels High School on the 5500 block of Langdon Street.
The incident occurred at approximately 7:30am as students were entering thru the front scanner.
The young man, who is believed to be 19-years old, went through the scanner when police say they discovered a handgun in his book bag.
A struggle ensued when police tried to apprehend the male. He fled on foot and police followed. The suspect was apprehended in the 15th district moments later.
Fox 29 is still gathering details and we will bring you the latest on this story as soon as it becomes available,.
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