15-year-old had loaded gun at school, police say

NEWARK — A 15-year-old boy was arrested after he was found with a loaded gun at the Newark charter school he attends Thursday, authorities said.

Police were called to a report of a student with a weapon at M.E.T.S. Charter School on Broad Street around noon, according to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose, who said officers arrested the boy without incident.

Ambrose said police recovered a loaded 9MM handgun from the student. The boy was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon in an educational institution.

Capt. Adolph Perez, commander of Newark’s 3rd police precinct, is set to meet with school …read more

Source: NJ.com Essex

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