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Seventh-grader arrested after bringing loaded gun to school Thursday morning

7 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Thursday, October 20 2022 Oct 20, 2022 October 20, 2022 6:34 PM October 20, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A middle school went on lockdown after a seventh-grade student brought a gun to campus Thursday.

The East Baton Rouge School System said administrators at Belfair-Montessori Magnet School contacted law enforcement after a classmate of the student alerted them about the weapon. Sheriff's deputies searched the 13-year-old student and found the loaded gun inside his backpack. 

Authorities told WBRZ the child was arrested and charged with illegal carrying of a weapon on school property/firearm free zone.

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