YOUNGSVILLE, La. (KLFY) — A spectator was caught with a loaded handgun inside the gym at Southside High School in Youngsville during a basketball game.
According to Youngsville Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux, officers received a tip that the suspect was sitting in the bleachers with a loaded weapon.
He said when officers arrived they escorted 21-year-old Breelyn Jones out of the gym where he was then questioned.
“Jones admitted to our officers that he had a gun on him and gave it up without incident,” Boudreaux said.
He was arrested and charged was illegal possession of a weapon and carrying a firearm in a firearm-free zone.