Teen arrested for bringing weapon to high school basketball game

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Antonio Turner, arrested at T.W. Josey

Antonio Turner, charged with having weapon on school grounds

Monday, Feb. 13, 2012

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Richmond County school safety officers say a student is in jail, accused of having a weapon on school property.

Officers arrested 18-year-old Antonio Rodrick Turner Friday night at T.W. Josey High School. Investigators say he was hiding a gun in a jacket pocket.

Officers say Turner was involved in an argument with several students after the basketball game between Josey and Laney High. Some of the students started running towards the gym, saying Turner had a gun.

When officers approached, they say he started to run. They were able to take him into custody and found the weapon during a search. Officers say Turner claimed it was "just a BB gun."

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