Gun Found at McKinley High School

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).

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