NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Only two days into the school year a Metro Nashville high school student was charged with bringing a gun to school.
Police said a 17-year-old Pearl Cohn High School student was found to have brought an unloaded nine millimeter semi-automatic pistol to school on Friday. The student was found to have the gun and an ammunition magazine containing 14 rounds in his pants pocket.
The student claimed to have bought the gun Thursday night.
Metro Schools released this statement regarding the incident:
Friday, a student broke the school's rules, and the law, by
bringing a weapon to school. The school community responded immediately. The
student has now been arrested and will be expelled. Classes continued as usual
and dismissal went smoothly.
The Pearl-Cohn community looks forward to a great school
year. The school's faculty, staff and families are working together to have a
positive school where students prepare for college and career.
Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:04 AM EDT2013-05-22 04:04:23 GMT
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