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Police arrest boy for bringing gun to Chalmette school

CHALMETTE, LA (WVUE) -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Deputies arrested a 12-year-old boy after he brought a gun to Andrew Jackson Middle School in Chalmette. The boy was not identified due to the fact that he is a minor. 

Police say that the boy was caught with the gun in his book bag, just after 10 a.m. Monday.

He showed it to classmates, but did not make any threats against anyone, according to police. Students notified school authorities, who then notified police. 

Investigators are still working to determine if the boy had any intentions of using the gun at the school. 

The boy was booked with introduction of a weapon into a school. 

Police say that the boy took the gun which belongs to his mother and that he has no prior arrests in St. Bernard Parish. 

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