13-year-old arrested with gun at Mandeville Jr. High School

13-year-old arrested with gun at Mandeville Jr. High School
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MANDEVILLE, La. (WVUE) - Police arrested a 13-year-old student at Mandeville Jr. High School on Friday (Nov. 8).

Officials say around 11 a.m., school administrators received a tip from a fellow student about the teen having the gun at school.

Administrators and a school resource officer recovered the gun from a seventh grader, police said.

They alleged he was making threatening comments to the officers.

As of this time the weapon is recovered, and the suspect student is in custody at the Mandeville Police Department. No students, staff or officers are in danger.

The teen was later arrested and booked into the Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center for carrying a firearm on school property/firearm free zone.

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