A student in Pueblo was arrested on Thursday for possessing a gun in school.
At about 11:30 a.m., a school resource officer at Roncalli STEM Academy, 4202 Highway 78, was contacted by a teacher about a student with a gun, according to a police news release.
“The student was immediately contacted by the school resource officer,” police said. “The student did in fact have a handgun on his person.”
Roncalli is Pueblo’s only STEM Magnet middle school, with grades 6 through 8.
The juvenile was booked into the Pueblo Youth Center for investigation of possession of a handgun by a juvenile and possession of a weapon on school grounds, police said.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call police at 719-553-2502.
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