Student arrested with BB gun

Posted by Paul Bowers on Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 5:16 PM

Police arrested a 14-year-old boy this afternoon for bringing a BB pistol to school.

According to a news release from the Charleston Police Department, the boy had the BB gun with him at Charleston Development Academy, a public charter school at 233 Line St. near the Citadel's Johnson Hagood Memorial Stadium. Another student noticed that the boy had the gun and notified a school official, and the school official called police.


The boy is charged with unlawful carry of a weapon on school property. Police took him into custody at about 3:15 p.m., and he is being held in the Juvenile Detention Center.

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It will be interesting to know what he was thinking at the time.

Posted by rwsmith on January 11, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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