Maplewood H.S. student charged with carrying gun on campus

(Photo: WKRN)

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.

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