Prince George’s County Student Taken Into Custody After Allegedly Bringing Gun To Fort Washington Middle School

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 13-year-old Prince George’s County middle school student has been taken into custody after he allegedly brought an unserialized ghost gun to Isaac J. Gourdine Middle School in Fort Washington, police said.

Officers took a student into custody this morning at Isaac J. Gourdine Middle School in Fort Washington for being in possession of a loaded handgun. https://t.co/g8Q1aMmop9 pic.twitter.com/uvNi9sfRcH

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The boy allegedly showed the weapon to a group of students on Tuesday morning, and one classmate reported it.

Officers responded to the school in the 8700 block of Allentown Road about 8:15 a.m. and located the 13-year-old boy in class. A ghost gun was recovered from the student’s waistband, police said.

No injuries were reported.

The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution, police said.

The boy faces multiple charges, which include having a loaded handgun on person and bringing a dangerous weapon on school property. He will be charged as a minor.