Two teens charged for having gun at Hunters Lane High School

Posted at 3:10 PM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 16:11:05-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Officers charged two teens with carrying a loaded gun onto the campus of Hunters Lane High School.

Officials say the 16-year-olds had a nine-millimeter handgun inside a backpack in the trunk of a car.

The driver said he allowed his friend to put the gun in his trunk after getting to school. The passenger admitted the gun was his.

Both are juniors at the high school. They were charged with unlawful possession of a handgun on school property. The gun was reported as lost in 2015.