Sheriff: Gun found at Ponchatoula High; 15-year-old in custody

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Posted on November 14, 2012 at 3:09 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 14 at 4:17 PM

PONCHATOULA, La. - A 15-year-old student was removed from campus, arrested and taken to the Florida Parishes Detention Center after deputies found a gun at Ponchatoula High Wednesday morning, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

Sheriff Daniel Edwards said the administration of the school was informed about a gun on campus and that the school immediately went on lockdown and a search was conducted by deputies.

After finding the weapon, the 15-year-old was taken to the detention center. Classes resumed as normal after the incident.

 

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