|Published:||Jan 30, 2013 12:00 AM EST|
|Updated:||Jan 30, 2013 12:43 PM EST|
NORTH PORT, Fla.- On Tuesday, Imagine Middle School staff called the North Port Police Department in reference to a 13-year-old student who was in possession of a 9mm handgun while in class.
A student reportedly notified his teacher that a student, had a gun in his backpack. During the investigation, it was learned that a second student, had brought the unloaded gun to school and had given it to the other student.
Both students were charged with Possession of a Firearm While on School Property. They were arrested and transported to the North Sarasota County Jail where they are being detained by the Division of Juvenile Justice.