Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-478

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 15, 2015
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    Student Was Carrying A Firearm In Backpack

    King High School student arrested for firearm on school grounds.
    • Monday
    • September 14, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • King High School
    • 6815 56th Street N
    • Tampa

    Suspect:

    Devin Carter
    DOB: 6-16-99
    8128 Tom Sawyer Drive
    Temple Terrace, Fl

    Charge:

    • Carrying a Concealed Firearm
    • Possession of a weapon on school grounds

    Details:

    On September 14, 2015, the School Resource Deputy received an anonymous tip that a student had a gun on campus. The deputy along with School Security and Administrators immediately responded to the classroom of the student. Once the student was removed from the classroom the firearm was located within his backpack. The firearm is a .25 caliber Taurus with 2 live rounds in the magazine.

    Carter was arrested and transported to the Juvenile Assessment Center.

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