Pearl-Cohn student arrested for bringing loaded handgun to campus

Pearl-Cohn High School, Nashville Tennessee
Pearl-Cohn High School, Nashville Tennessee(WSMV)
Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 1:04 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A 16-year-old student was arrested for carrying a gun on campus as he exited his bus at Pearl-Cohn High School on Wednesday morning.

A school resource officer learned the 11th grader had threatened to bring the gun to his bus stop on Tuesday. During a search Wednesday morning, a 380-caliber handgun with two bullets in the magazine was found inside the student’s backpack.

The teen was charged in juvenile court for carrying a weapon on school property and juvenile handgun possession.