Jeffersontown High student charged for having gun at school

Jeffersontown High student charged for having gun at school
Tremaine Pendleton (Source: LMDC)
Tremaine Pendleton (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Jefferson County Public Schools high school student faces charges for bringing a handgun to Jeffersontown High School.

The Louisville Metro Police Department told us a tip was given to them Wednesday that a weapon was on school grounds, and they shared that information with the school's resource officer (SRO).

The SRO questioned several students and discovered a gun.

Tremaine Pendleton, 18, was arrested and charged with possession of a handgun by a minor and unlawful possession of a weapon on school property.

No one was hurt.

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The following letter was sent home with students:

Dear Jeffersontown High School Families:

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