University of Mary Washington campus police seized a handgun from a student Monday on the third floor of Eagle Landing, according to the student newspaper The Bullet.
The Bullet reports that students saw the student with the weapon and reported it to the campus police.
Doug Searcy, vice president of Student Affairs, said that the campus police determined there was no ongoing threat in the apartment building. The student in possession of the gun was identified and detained, and the weapon was removed immediately.
The student code of conduct prohibits students from possessing any type of gun.
C. Illegal or unauthorized possession of firearms, explosives, fireworks, other weapons, or dangerous chemicals on University premises, or at University-sponsored events or activities.