Florida middle school student arrested after pistol, ammunition found in backpack
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Webb Middle School seventh-grader was arrested on Monday after a pistol and ammunition were discovered in his backpack on campus.
The Tampa Police Department forwarded an anonymous tip they received over the weekend that a student was selling drugs on school property and was known to carry a gun.
School administrators searched the student’s property and discovered a Diamondback Arms .380 semi-automatic pistol and two live bullets in his backpack.
The student was arrested and taken to the Hillsborough County Juvenile Assessment Center.