Teen accused of bringing gun to Carver High School, faces several charges

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Winston-Salem Police Department patch on uniform. (WGHP file photo)

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A teen is facing several charges after he allegedly brought a gun to Carver High School Friday, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.

Ja’lyn Rahshard Washington, 16, of Winston-Salem, is charged with possession of a handgun on educational property, possession of a handgun by a minor, carrying a concealed gun, robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a stolen automobile and first-degree burglary.

At 12:25 p.m., Winston-Salem Police Department detectives and a school resource officer were on the campus speaking with Washington.

While talking to him, detectives determined he had a handgun concealed under his clothing. The weapon was seized without incident.

Washington was given a $100,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court Feb. 28.

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