Gun Found In School

A 12 year old middle school student was caught with a gun in school.

It happened at Hawkins Middle School, 20 miles north of Tyler. The student allegedly showed the handgun to several classmates in a bathroom. Those students then alerted teachers. Witnesses say the boy brought the gun to school to threaten a teacher. The 12 year old is charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon in a gun free zone and aggravated assault on a public servant.