13-Year-Old Who Brought BB Gun to School Charged With Weapon Possession: Officials

By Sasha Gonzales

A 13-year-old boy is facing weapon possession charges after he brought a BB gun to his Bronx middle school and pointed it at a female classmate, authorities said.

The teen, whose name has not been released by authorities, allegedly snuck the gun into the educational complex at 3710 Barnes Avenue that houses both the Leaders of Tomorrow middle school and the North Bronx School of Empowerment.

NYPD officers responded to the building after faculty members learned the boy had pointed the weapon at a 12-year-old girl at school, authorities said. They seized the gun, as well as multiple BB magazines.

The charges were first reported by the New York Post.

About Sasha Gonzales 73 Articles
Sasha Gonzales is a Contributing Writer for Bronx Justice News and a Kingsbridge resident. A native of the Bronx, Sasha is an academic researcher interested in the study of multi-generational poverty and income disparities. She is also an aspiring fine arts photographer and avid reader.

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