Student brings loaded handgun to school in Moraine, police say

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UPDATE: The 12-year-old student appeared in court Tuesday. He's charged with inducing panic, having a gun in a school safety zone and carrying a concealed weapon.

He's been ordered to stay in juvenile detention at least until his next hearing at the end of the month.


MORAINE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - A 12-year-old student has been arrested on several charges after police say the student brought a loaded handgun to the Montgomery County Career Center Monday.

According to Det. Sgt. Jon Spencer with Moraine Police, staff at the school were made aware of the gun, and were able to take it away from the student "before anything bad happened." Spencer said the gun was inside the student's bookbag. The school, which is on Kettering Boulevard in Moraine says it specializes in teaching students in Kindergarten to fifth grade.

The motive for the student bringing the gun to school is under investigation. Sgt. Spencer said the student has been arrested on charges of CCW, Illegal Conveyance into a School and Inducing Panic.

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