La Marque student found with loaded semi-automatic handgun on campus

The district says an anonymous tip led school officials to Jerome Joiner, 17, and the loaded 380-caliber pistol.

April 23, 2014 2:10:59 PM PDT
A student at La Marque High School was found with a loaded semi-automatic handgun Wednesday.

The district says an anonymous tip led school officials to Jerome Joiner, 17, and the loaded 380-caliber pistol. He was taken into police custody and is charged.

The district says they're still investigating why he took the gun to school and how he got it.