The EBRSO School Drug Task Force responded to a report of a gun found in a juvenile male’s book bag at McKinley High School on Monday morning.
According to reports, school administration received a tip that a former student was on campus. When administrators searched the male’s bag, a loaded 9mm handgun was located.
The 14-yr-old was booked into Juvenile Detention for illegal possession of a stolen firearm, possession of a firearm on school property, and violation of firearm free zone.
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).