NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Nashville mother has been arrested after an elementary school student was found with a loaded gun at school.
Derrika Parker, 29, is facing a reckless endangerment charge after her daughter brought a loaded 9mm gun to Napier Elementary School.
The gun was found after the student told a staff member at an after-school program that the weapon had been in her backpack all day.
Officers recovered the weapon, which was loaded with a round in the chamber.
Parker reportedly admitted to officers that she put the gun in her daughter’s backpack.
She was arrested on outstanding warrants along with the reckless endangerment charge.