published Friday, November 9th, 2012

Two suspended for gun at school

Two male students at Brainerd High School were taken into custody Oct. 25 for bringing a gun to school.

Chattanooga police spokesman Officer Nathan Hartwig said a school resource officer and administrators discovered a handgun in a locker after being tipped off. A 14- and 17-year-old were taken to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Facility, he said.

The teens were charged with carrying a weapon on school property, Hartwig said.

Lee McDade, assistant superintendent for Hamilton County Schools, said both boys were suspended.

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