Joint news briefing with Volusia County Schools on DeLand High School incident

Police Chief Jason Umberger will hold a joint news briefing with Volusia County Schools Superintendent James Russell at 3 p.m. today regarding an incident at DeLand High School Tuesday morning. The news briefing will be at the DeLand Police Department, 219 West Howry Avenue.

The news briefing will be about an incident where a student was carrying what looked like a handgun but ended up being a cell phone case. We will have more details at the news briefing.

Also, the briefing will be broadcast via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/DeLandPD