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Oakland High School student charged after gun found on school grounds

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Posted at 10:11 PM, Apr 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-28 00:02:57-04

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — A gun confiscated from a high school student's vehicle in Rutherford County Tuesday.

An administrator at Oakland High School noticed a car that was illegally parked and appeared to have drugs inside.

The car was quickly searched and a gun was found inside, according to a press release from the Rutherford County Schools Communications Director James Evans.

The student was expelled and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds.

No threats were made against any student. Through the school's partnership with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, the situation was handled without incident.