A student at W.D. & Mary Baker Career Center was seen near the campus carrying a firearm shortly after being sent home after a fight.

Lafayette Parish School System officials reported two male students were involved in a fight on campus at around 10:30 Thursday morning. After being reprimanded, the students were both sent home.

The aggressor of the fight was later seen near campus with an unspecified firearm. He left the scene without incident shortly thereafter.

Career Center staff reported the incident to the police, who later apprehended the student and confirmed he was in possession of a firearm.