BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said bond has been set at $10,000 for a teen accused of bringing a gun to school.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Prison reported Owen Galo, 17, was booked on charges of illegal carrying of a weapon on school property and obliterated serial number.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported a loaded .380 handgun was found in Galo's backpack at McKinley High on Tuesday.
Deputies said Galo got into a fight with another student at a bus stop. They added once the students got to campus, administrators searched both of their backpacks and a gun was found inside Galo's.
Investigators said Galo told them he didn't know where the gun came from.