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Firearm Recovered at Brainerd High School


Hamilton County, TN – On October 20, 2022,

Earlier this afternoon, a Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Deputy (SRD) was advised that a student had brought a firearm to Brainerd High School.

The student was located soon after by the SRD and asked to step aside into the administrative offices, where the student was questioned and admitted to having a firearm on their person.

The SRD proceeded to search the student and found a loaded Taurus 9mm handgun in the front waistband of the suspect.

The student has been taken into custody and will be charged with carrying a weapon on school property.

As this incident pertains to a juvenile, no further details are available.

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