COLD SPRING, Minn. (AP) — A 13-year-old seventh-grader at Rocori Middle School in Cold Spring has been charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors alleged he pointed a loaded handgun at another student.
The St. Cloud Times reports the boy was charged Wednesday in Stearns County. Because he is a minor, few details of the case are public.READ MORE: While Reported STDs Decreased Last Year, Pandemic Disruptions Give Cause Of Uncertainty
The incident happened before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Students told the principal about seeing a gun. She opened the student’s locker and found the pistol. She found ammunition in a backpack.READ MORE: Target Announces Plan To Cut Emissions To Net-Zero In Next 2 Decades
Rocori Superintendent Scott Staska says the boy is expected to be expelled.
In 2003, two students were shot and killed by another student at Rocori High School. The shooter remains in prison.MORE NEWS: President Biden To Discuss Agriculture In Wisconsin Next Week
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