Jawone Washington, 19 (Source: Harrison County Jail)
MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) -
A student was arrested after allegedly bringing a gun to an East Texas school Monday.
An off-duty Marshall police officer was working security at the Marshall Independent School District's Alternative Education Program, or DEAP, when a 9 mm handgun along with a magazine with ammunition was discovered in a backpack.
Police determined that the backpack belonged to 19-year-old Jawone Washington. Washington was arrested and taken to the Harrison County Jail. He was charged with felony possession of a gun.