CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- An 11-year-old brought a gun to school in Cumberland County on Friday.
Investigators at Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary School found the gun in a student's backpack. A file on the child was turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
The child's mother, Tycola Harmon, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor storing a firearm in a manner accessible to a minor. Investigators said Harmon was responsible for the safekeeping of the gun, which belonged to Harmon's husband, who is overseas.
Mom arrested after 11-year-old caught with gun at school in Cumberland County