On 01/10/2022 during a class change at Opelika High School, there was an altercation between two students. After an investigation by OHS Administrators and OPD School Resource Officers, a handgun was found in one of the student’s backpacks. The handgun was not related to the altercation. All OHS students and staff are safe. The student was transported to the Opelika Police Department for further investigation. This is an isolated incident, and everyone is safe. If you have any information, please contact the Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.