13-year-old arrested for having BB gun at school

Wilde Lake Middle student's locker searched after weapon seen at bus stop

Maryland News


A Wilde Lake Middle School student was arrested Monday after a BB gun was found in the boy's locker, according to Howard County police.

The 13-year-old Columbia boy, who authorities did not identify, was charged as a juvenile with carrying a deadly weapon on school property. Police said the juvenile justice system will determine any penalty.

According to authorities, the locker was searched after other students told Wilde Lake administrators that the boy had the BB gun at a bus stop yesterday morning.

Originally published December 6, 2005, 2:39 PM EST

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