14-Year-Old Jersey City Boy Accused Of Threatening Student With Loaded Gun
NEW JERSEY (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Jersey City seventh-grader accused of bringing a loaded handgun to school and pointing it at another student is facing multiple charges.
The 14-year-old boy, whose name was not released, has been charged with making terroristic threats and weapons offenses after the incident at School 38 on Monday morning, the Jersey Journal reported.
He was being held at youth detention center in Secaucus, N.J.
Authorities have not said how the teen obtained the weapon, but did say the .22 caliber was not reported stolen.
No injuries were reported, and the school was never placed under lockdown.
Check Out These Other Stories From CBSNewYork.com:
- Crews Battle Forest Fires In Southern New Jersey
- Annual March For Babies To Fight Against Premature Birth This Weekend
- NYU Langone Reopens Emergency Room For First Time Since Sandy
- Animal Rights Activists Protest NYC Horse Carriages After Accident Near Plaza Hotel
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)