Hillsboro HS student charged with bringing gun on campus

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 16-year-old Hillsboro High School student is facing charges for reportedly bringing a gun on campus.

Officials said the 10th  grader was carrying a loaded .25 caliber pistol.

According to authorities, the gun was found in the student’s backpack while officers were investigating a fight.

He told them he got the weapon from a family member.

The teen, whose name was not released, was booked into the juvenile detention center.

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