Gun Found In a Student's Backpack at Overton High

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A gun was detected in the backpack of an Overton High School student this morning as the 15-year-old boy passed through the school's metal detectors.

A .25-caliber RG26 handgun was retrieved from the backpack. It was not loaded, but the backpack also contained a magazine with five live rounds.

Shelby County Sheriff's officers were called to the scene. They arrested the student and charged him with possession of a weapon on school property. He was transported to Shelby County Juvenile Court.

A .25-caliber RG25 handgun
  • A .25-caliber RG25 handgun

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