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16-year-old student arrested, charged after bringing gun and ammunition to school

Montgomery County, TENNESSEE – According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the 16-year-old student is now charged with weapons on school property, minor in possession of a handgun, and simple possession.

This incident occurred on Tuesday.

It happened at Rossview High School in Clarksville.

Authorities said the 16-year-old was carrying an unloaded 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol in their backpack. 

School resource officers recovered the gun from the student’s backpack.

Loaded magazine with six rounds and one loose round of ammunition was found in a separate pocket of the backpack, officials said. 

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.