Teen caught with unloaded gun at school

Incident allegedly happened inside Bronx middle school
April 8, 2008 2:44:00 PM PDT
According to police, a 13-year-old student was caught with an unloaded handgun inside his Bronx middle school. The boy was arrested inside I.S. 318 at 1919 Prospect Avenue at around 9:30 a.m. this morning.

A parent of a classmate said her son overheard that the suspect had a gun in school.

School security say they found the weapon, a .25 caliber semi-automatic, inside the boy's bag. The handgun was not loaded.

Charges and disciplinary proceedings against the boy are pending.

There are no medical detectors at the school.