LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A Jeffersontown High School student is now facing charges after authorities say the student brought a loaded handgun to school.

The school received an anonymous tip that a student might be in possession of a gun. Staff approached the student, who allowed his backpack to be searched. A loaded weapon was found and confiscated without incident.

The student who is a sophomore, was arrested and will also be disciplined according to the code of conduct.