( West Chester ) - Police say a senior at Lakota West High School is facing charges after he brought a loaded gun onto school property.

Deangelo Jones allegedly had a loaded 9mm handgun in his backpack. That backpack was found in a car in the school's parking lot. School leaders say they found it and immediately called police. 

Jones was arrested and charged with possession of a deadly weapon in a school zone. He's in the Butler County Jail.