Deputies: Student brought BB pistol to school

A student at South Lake High School in Clermont was arrested on Tuesday by a school resource deputy, accused of bringing a BB pistol on campus.

It was reported to the resource deputy that the student, a 15-year-old and member of the school's ROTC program, had displayed the gun under his desk in the classroom.  It was unknown initially whether the gun was an actual firearm or a BB gun, authorities say. 

The student was arrested and charged with possessing weapon on school property, which is a felony.