SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – A 16-year-old at a Dorchester District Two school is facing expulsion after administrators retrieved a weapon from him.

Officials say the incident took place on Thursday, May 5 at Ashley Ridge High School.

According to Public Information Officer for Dorchester District Two Pat Raynor, the student, whose name has not be released, was last enrolled at the school in April.

We’re told law enforcement quickly took the student into custody without incident.

Recommending expulsion is in accordance with district discipline policies, Raynor added.