High school student brought loaded gun aboard school bus Wednesday morning
BATON ROUGE - A high school student is facing criminal charges after he brought a loaded gun aboard an East Baton Rouge school bus on Wednesday.
The sheriff's office said the gun was found in the backpack of a 9th grade student at Glen Oaks High School during a random bag search. The 14-year-old reportedly left the bag containing the firearm on the bus.
The teen is charged with illegally carrying of a firearm on a school property and violating a firearm free zone.
No threats had been reported to the school, the sheriff's office said.