Two suspended for gun at school

Two suspended for gun at school

November 9th, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

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.