2 students found with guns at Horizon Science Academy in Harrison Twp.

Two students brought loaded guns to school Thursday in Harrison Twp.

A student at Horizon Science Academy - Dayton High School alerted staff around noon of a firearm on school property, at 250 Shoup Mill Road, according to a release from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Horizon staff immediately identified and found two students who each had a loaded gun in their backpacks and secured the weapons.

“School staff took all of the necessary action to keep both students and staff safe once they identified that there was a threat,” the release stated.

Two juveniles have been detained for questioning and there is no ongoing threat, deputies said.

The incident remains under investigation by the sheriff’s office.

Horizon is a public charter school with students in sixth through 12th grades at its Shoup Mill Road campus. School administration has not immediately responded to a request for comment.

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