Loaded gun seized from 12-year-old at East Union Middle School

- A 12-year-old could be facing felony charges after bringing a loaded gun to East Union Middle School, officials said.

The student was brought in for questioning after school administrators received a tip that he was seen showing the gun in front of other students, according to the Union County Sheriff's Office.

The gun, a loaded .380 caliber handgun, was seized along with metallic knuckles.

No students or staff were injured.

Petitions have been filed by the sheriff's office charging the boy with a felony count of having a firearm on educational property, a misdemeanor count of having a weapon on educational property and a misdemeanor count of possessing a handgun as a minor.


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