A Hamilton County student has been charged for having a loaded gun on campus Friday.

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says the male is a student at Washington Alternative School.

The sheriff’s office says a petition was filed in Hamilton County Juvenile Court charging the student with Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds.

The student was released to the custody of East Ridge police for questioning over an incident that happened off campus on Friday morning.

Details of the morning incident have not been released at this time.

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