Police: Man arrested with gun in school told officers he was recruiting students to join military

A Virginia man is facing charges after police say he was carrying a firearm on school property.

The incident was reported around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg where officers responded to reports of a man with a gun.

Police made contact with the man who they say told them he was a recent Tuscarora High School and military boot camp graduate and that he had come back to the school to speak with students about joining the military.

Officers say they arrested the man, identified as 18-year-old Mi-Allah Justice Grant of Lucketts, Virginia. He is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center without bond.