Student Charged After Weapon Brought To School

New information from a Central Kentucky high school.

A 16-year-old freshman, who police say brought a gun to school in Madison County, has officially been charged.

The sheriff's department tells 27 NEWSFIRST the teen is charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon.

Police say the boy brought a nine millimeter handgun to Madison Southern High School earlier this week.

The sheriff's department tells us they've also learned the teen also brought a switchblade to school.


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  • by brittany Location: richomed on Nov 2, 2007 at 08:53 PM
    i would not let my kides goto that school.thay had bad fight last year and now a gun .I think that they need to do somthing about the childern . if that boy can get a gun in school they get any (edited) thing in school to kill them thay need to get medaldeter or more somthing like ever u turn around somthing happends my niece go's there say she see drugs being sold in class rooms.
  • by tracy Location: Berea on Nov 2, 2007 at 07:14 PM
    I seen on the news tonight that the child was charged, thats good--but I have two children in this school, every few days I hear stories about fights, drugs, and other foolish stuff---- I think that -that is a bigger deal than taking my sons cell phone when he is in the hall-- when he was not talking on it -- he only opened it to check the time. Maybe those teachers should watch for more important stuff---- kind of reminds me of when they were at Foley when they didn't wear a belt and had to call me at work--WE NEED TO WORRY ABOUT WHATS IMPORTANT!!!!

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