Juvenile suspect arrested with firearm near school
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) -Southern Colorado Police say a juvenile was arrested for a carrying a firearm near a school.
Pueblo Police say on Wednesday a Pueblo Police School Resource Officer got information about a suspicious juvenile that was near East High School. Further information revealed that the juvenile was possibly carrying a firearm.
On Thursday, officers saw the suspect near East High School. Officers immediately contacted the juvenile and found he did have a firearm in his possession.
To ensure students and faculty were safe East High School was placed on a secure perimeter.
The school resumed a normal schedule once the area was safe.
The juvenile was taken into custody and booked into Pueblo Youth Center for charges of carrying a concealed weapon and a juvenile in possession of a handgun.
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