NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 17-year-old Maplewood High School student was charged with carrying an unloaded gun on campus.
Police said a tip from another student led to the junior being taken out of class.
A school administrator recovered the unloaded .380 pistol from the teen’s backpack.
The teen said he took the gun from a relative for protection.
He was booked into the Juvenile Detention Center.