ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy was arrested after reportedly bringing a gun to St. Paul’s Central Senior High School.
Police spokesman Officer John Keating says police don’t believe the teen threatened anyone with the gun.READ MORE: Minnesota Reclaims Axe In 23-13 Win Against Wisconsin
A school resource officer was called to a room late Wednesday morning. Keating says the student apparently had something in his pocket that he didn’t want to give to a staff member. As the officer walked in, the student removed the gun from his pocket and immediately handed it to the officer.READ MORE: Remains Of Missing Woman Found Near Hinckley
Police arrested the student. The Ramsey County Attorney’s office is reviewing the case.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the St. Paul school district does not have metal detectors in any schools.MORE NEWS: A Man Suffers Life Threatening Injuries After Rollover In Douglas County
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