Teen charged with taking gun to school

A North Augusta teenager was charged with taking an unloaded pellet gun onto school property Monday, according to Lt. Tim Pearson, North Augusta Public Safety spokesman.

Public Safety officers received an anonymous call before 11:30 a.m. that a student might have a weapon at North Augusta High School.

The student was removed from class for questioning, and the gun was found in a book bag.

The 14-year-old was charged with possession of a weapon on school property and taken to the state Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.

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