Police: Student arrested for bringing BB gun to Madison middle school
MADISON, Wis. (WISC) -- A Toki Middle School student was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center for bringing a BB gun to school Tuesday, according to a release from the Madison Police Department.
Officials said school staff members received a tip around 8:30 a.m. that the 13-year-old boy potentially had a weapon. Following the tip, officials checked his backpack and discovered the BB gun.
The student is facing tentative charges of possession of a dangerous weapon on school grounds.
In a letter to parents, Toki Principal Nicole Schaefer said after they received the tip, officials immediately called police.