Richland County, SC (WLTX) - A Richland County high school student was arrested Wednesday after a school resource officer found a gun in his backpack.

Michael Hilton, 18, is charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds. The incident occurred at Dutch Fork High School just after 4 p.m.

Deputies say at no time was there a danger to students, faculty, or staff.

Hilton is in the process of being transported to the Richland County Detention Center, according to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott.