Student jailed after being found with gun at school

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 12:52pm

Marshall — A Marshall ISD student was arrested Monday morning after a handgun and ammunition were found in his backpack.

The 9mm handgun was not loaded, Marshall police said.


The discovery by a school security officer occurred about 8 p.m. at the district’s Alternative Education Program campus, where the suspect is a senior.

The student, Jawone Washington, 19, was booked into the Harrison County Jail for “places weapons prohibited,” a 3rd-degree felony.


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