MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A gun was found inside a Memphis high school student’s backpack Wednesday.
The incident happened at Ridgeway High School in East Memphis, according to Shelby County Schools.
Officials said a staff member at Ridgeway found the pellet gun in the student’s backpack.
The student was not identified by school officials.
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According to SCS, there was “no incident involving the pellet gun and not threats were made.”
However, it was a serious violation of district policy, and the student is facing disciplinary actions.
The school is alerting parents of the situation.
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