Student arrested for taking loaded gun, knife to Miller High School
A 17-year-old Miller High School student is facing some serious adult criminal charges after police said he was found to have a loaded gun and knife with him on campus Tuesday.
KIII 6:17 PM. CDT September 20, 2016
CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - A 17-year-old Miller High School student is facing some serious adult criminal charges after police said he was found to have a loaded gun and knife with him on campus Tuesday.
The arrest was made after Corpus Christi Independent School District administrators received a tip just before 11 a.m. about a student carrying a gun and a knife. Corpus Christi police quicly found the student and, after there was reportedly some resistance, managed to put him in handcuffs and take him into custody.
Police then searched his possessions and found a loaded gun and a knife. Upon further investigation they discovered the gun was stolen.
In Texas, State law allows for a 17-year-old to be charged as an adult. The student, who has yet to be identified, was transported from Miller High School directly to the Nueces County Jail where he was booked on two felony counts, for carrying a weapon on school property and for having a stolen handgun, and one misdemeanor charge for resisting arrest.
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