Posted: Mar 5, 2013 4:31 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Mar 5, 2013 4:31 PM
BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies released the booking photo of a 17-year-old charged with holding-up an unloaded .38 caliber handgun to a classmate's face Tuesday.
Jesus Morejon and an unidentified 16-year-old were arrested after the incident at Tara High School. Deputies said the 16-year-old bought the gun illegally off the street, and Morejon took it and put it up to the head of a student, in a threatening manner.
A witness described what happened to deputies who charged the pair with illegal carrying of a weapon on school property. Morejon is also charged with aggravated assault.
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