East High School student arrested for having BB gun in school, police say

April 9, 2019

A Madison high school student was arrested Monday after being caught with a BB gun on school grounds, police said.

Police found the gun in backpack of a 15-year-old East High School student in the morning, said Madison police spokesman Joel DeSpain.

He said witnesses reported the student.

The student was released to a parent and is tentatively charged with possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.