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Student Caught with Loaded Gun at Weequahic High School


By: Tracie Carter 

Police in Newark took a male juvenile into custody and charged him with possession of a weapon after he was caught with a loaded gun on school grounds Friday. 

Officers were called to Weequahic High School to investigate reports of a person with a gun before 2:10 p.m. 

Upon arrival, police confiscated a loaded weapon after the boy reportedly showed up to school with the weapons. 

The unidentified teen was arrested while the school and police investigated the circumstances of why the student had the gun.  

No injuries were reported.