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13-Year-Old Arrested for Bringing Gun to School



The MNPD today charged a 13-year-old 8th grader at Madison Middle School for bringing a loaded 9 millimeter pistol to school in his backpack.

The gun was discovered during a random search of a classroom by Metro Schools security. It had six bullets in the magazine, but none in the chamber.

The student said he had the gun for protection in his neighborhood due to his gang affiliation.

The student was taken to juvenile detention for booking.