BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested a student after carrying a gun on a middle school campus.
According to the sheriff’s office, around 10 a.m. on Thursday, the EBRSO School Drug Task Force responded to a call at Glasgow Middle School about a 14-year-old student with a gun.
The gun was found in the 7th-grade student’s backpack during a random search, according to the sheriff’s office.
The student was taken to the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center on charges of illegal carry of a firearm on school property and a firearm-free zone.
The sheriff’s office said no threats were made.
This is an ongoing investigation.