Student jailed after being found with gun at school
POSTED: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 7:56am
UPDATED: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 11:35am
Marshall — A Marshall ISD student was arrested Monday morning after a handgun and ammunition were found in his backpack.
The 9mm handgun was not loaded, Marshall police said.
The discovery by a school security officer occurred about 8 p.m. at the district’s Alternative Education Program campus, where the suspect is a senior.
The student, Jawone Washington, 19, was booked into the Harrison County Jail for “places weapons prohibited,” a 3rd-degree felony.
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