MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A student at South Miami Middle School was arrested Thursday for bringing a gun to school, according to school officials.READ MORE: Florida Senate Passes Scaled-Back Emergency Fund
The public information officer for the school board said the boy was taken into custody after the weapon was found in his book bag.
The school is located in the 6700 block of Southwest 60th Street.READ MORE: Florida Senate Poised To Pass Redistricting Plans
No word on why the student had a gun in his book bag or what he intended to do with it.
The tip came from another student, according to police.MORE NEWS: Fired Former Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo Files Lawsuit Against City, Commissioners, City Manager
No additional information was provided by police.