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Teen arrested for gun at Start High School

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Police arrested 18-year-old Willie Carter III for bringing a loaded gun to Start High School.

They say the school resource officer got a tip on Monday morning that Carter could be armed. They say the officer struggled to get Carter to the ground, but once he did, he found that the teen was carrying a loaded 45 caliber weapon and marijuana. Carter was immediately taken into custody. Officers say Carter is or was involved in gang activity.

Following Carter's arrest, police got a tip that another student had a weapon, but that turned out not to be true. The school was locked down for two and a half hours after the incident.

Carter faces several charges, including carrying a concealed weapon, drug trafficking and resisting arrest. Police say more charges are possible.

School leaders say they do random weapon checks at the school, but didn't know whether they plan do do more following the incident.
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