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Woman arrested after she brought semi-automatic handgun to East Nashville Magnet School

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the police officials, her name is Barquita Williams and she was arrested on Thursday.

Metro police said the 38-year-old woman was taken into custody after she brought a semi-automatic handgun to East Nashville Magnet School.

Two students reportedly become involved in a physical fight after seeing each other in a stairwell.

The 38-year-old woman and other parents who were outside went inside the school.

School Resource Officers broke up the fight and other parents told them that Williams had a gun.

She reportedly denied having a gun, but consented to a search.

The officers recovered a loaded nine-millimeter semi-automatic handgun from her person.

This incident remains under investigation.

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