2 East Ridge Middle School Students Arrested For Weapons

East Ridge, TN (WDEF) Two East Ridge Middle School students face a charge of possessing a weapon on school property.

A student passed a note to a teacher saying a specific student had a gun.

The SRO took the student out of class and found a loaded revolver on him.

The student told the SRO he was holding the gun for another student.

That student was removed from class too, and found to have a knife.

This student admitted to handling the gun on the bus the previous day, but did not say he had handed the gun over to the first student.

Both were arrested and taken to juvenile detention.

Officials point out that there was no violence or threats made.

Categories: Crime, Hamilton County, Local News

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *