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Student arrested with BB gun at Calcasieu Parish school

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Dec 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-03 12:57:20-05

MOSS BLUFF, La. - A 15-year-old student was arrested for allegedly having a BB gun in his backpack.

On Thursday at 8:00 a.m., a Calcasieu Parish school resource officer at Sam Houston High School was informed by several different sources that a student possibly had a gun in his backpack.

The resource officer, along with school personnel, detained the student. After a search of his backpack, a BB gun, which looked similar to a real firearm, was located, according to a spokesperson for the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

The student was booked in the Juvenile Detention Center and charged with illegal possession of a dangerous weapon on school property.

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