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Teens arrested after firearm reported stolen

By WCTI Staff
Published On: Nov 07 2013 07:22:17 AM CST
JACKSONVILLE, ONSLOW COUNTY -

A report of a missing firearm led to the arrests of three people, including two minors.

Antonio Fernandez, 16,  and Chance McClain, 17, were charged with possession of a handgun by a minor, according to the Onslow County Sheriff's Office.

Tyler Koepp, 18, was charged with selling or giving a weapon to a minor.

The investigation began when detectives learned a weapon was given to a White Oaks High School student. Detectives spoke with students at the school. Investigators were then led to a residence in the Midway Park area, where the gun was found, according to a news release.

Officials did not believe the weapon was on the school campus at any point in time.