Two Wake County students were charged Thursday after a gun was found in a book bag at Carroll Middle School in Raleigh, according to authorities.
Information was received around 8:45 a.m. Thursday about a gun on campus, according to the Wake County Sheriff’s Office. The tip resulted in a school administrator searching a book bag in the presence of the school resource officer and finding the gun, some marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
One juvenile was charged with possession of a firearm on campus, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia
A second juvenile was charged with possession of a firearm on campus.
Under state law and school board policy, possession of a firearm at school results in an automatic 365-day student suspension.
The incident is still under investigation by the Wake County Sheriff's Office.