Nashville juvenile charged for having gun on school property

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police have charged a juvenile for bringing a gun onto Hunters Lane High School property.

Police said a 16-year-old student brought a nine-millimeter handgun to campus.


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School staff alerted school resource officers of a freshman reportedly in possession of a gun magazine loaded with 14 nine-millimeter bullets. Officers searched the student’s car and found the handgun on the passenger side floorboard.


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The 16-year-old admitted the gun was his. He said he brought the weapon in his neighborhood. The teen is facing charges of unlawful possession of a handgun on school property.

No other information was immediately released.

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