According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, an anonymous student reported the gun to the school's administration. A 6mm/35 handgun was found in the student’s pocket loaded with one bullet.
Deputies will charge the 15-year-old 8th-grader with carrying of a firearm by a student on school property and he will be booked into Juvenile Detention.
This investigation is ongoing, said EBRSO.
Students with information concerning this incident or similar incidents are encouraged to notify a school administrator, contact the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 225-389-5000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (225) 344- STOP or (225) 344-7867.
Students can also text "CS225" plus their message to CRIMES (274637).