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