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11-year-old student arrested after bringing gun to middle school

3 weeks 5 hours 6 minutes ago Tuesday, September 28 2021 Sep 28, 2021 September 28, 2021 4:00 PM September 28, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - An 11-year-old was arrested after allegedly bringing a loaded handgun to school Tuesday. 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said deputies found the 9mm pistol in the backpack of a 6th-grade student at Woodlawn Middle School after receiving an anonymous tip.

The sheriff's office said no threats were made, but the student was arrested and booked into a juvenile detention center. 

The child is charged with carrying a firearm by a student and violating a firearm free zone. 

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