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Shreveport student arrested after bringing weapons to school

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A student was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly being in possession of weapons on school grounds.

Just after 1:00 p.m. on May 5, officials with the Shreveport Police Department responded to the Alexander Learning Center in the 1500 block of Coty Street, relative to reports an 11 year old male student was found in possession of a stun gun and utility style knife.

School officials made the discovery after the student was observed handling the stun gun in class. An off-duty Shreveport Police officer working at the school took custody of the weapons and secured them. Detectives with the Shreveport Police Department's Youth Bureau arrived on campus and initiated an investigation into the matter.

Following subsequent interviews, the juvenile was arrested and charged with Illegal Carrying of a Weapon. No students or faculty were injured.

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