EASST RIDGE (WRCB) -- East Ridge police say a student brought a gun to the middle school there. At approximately 1:03pm on Monday, the East Ridge Police school resource officer responded to reports at East Ridge Middle School that a weapon was found on campus.

The teacher got a tip and informed an administrator.  A search was conducted of the child's locker where a pellet gun was found inside. The East Ridge Police SRO was contacted and the child was taken into custody without incident.

    The 14 year old male student was transported to the Hamilton County Juvenile Detention Center and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Property.