Teen Charged For Bringing Loaded Gun To School

Posted at 4:15 PM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 18:02:07-05

A 16-year-old was charged for carrying a loaded gun onto a high school campus.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said another student told a school official about the gun at Overton High School Friday.

They found the .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol without incident in the student’s backpack.

He told police he had bought the gun, but didn’t give them any additional information.

The teen was booked at Juvenile Detention.