NEWARK — Authorities have arrested a 16-year-old high school student after they say he took a gun to school and posted a picture of himself with the weapon on Facebook.
At 2:42 p.m. Friday, the Newark Police SWAT team put University High School on lockdown and arrested the teenager, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said in a statement. Authorities were also able to recover the gun, authorities said.
A spokeswoman for the district did not immediately answer a request for comment. A call to the school Friday afternoon was not answered.
No additional information was immediately available.
Source: NJ.com Essex