Eastway Division - Officers arrest student at Garinger High School for carrying a gun on campus


Wednesday, October 31, 2018,

Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have charged a sixteen-year-old male student for carrying a gun on the campus of Garinger High School.

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at approximately 1:46 p.m., the School Resource Officer of Garinger High School was alerted by a school counselor that a student may be in possession of a gun on school property.  The officer located the student on campus and conducted a search.  The officer observed a gun in the student's pocket.  The student, identified as Del'Marcus Walker, DOB: 09/24/2002, was taken into custody by the officer without further incident.  The gun was seized.

Walker was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of a Handgun by Minor, Altering a Gun Serial Number and Gun on an Educational Property and transported to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office.  The report number for this incident is 20181030-1346-02.

Anyone with information concerning this case or the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.  To learn more about Crime Stoppers, please visit http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/