PUEBLO, Colo. — A juvenile was arrested Thursday for carrying a firearm near a Pueblo high school, according to the Pueblo Police Department.
On Wednesday, a Pueblo Police School Resource Officer was told about a suspicious juvenile that was near East High School. Authorities were told that the juvenile was possibly carrying a firearm, according to Pueblo police.
On Thursday, officers spotted the juvenile near East High School. Authorities immediately made contact and discovered the juvenile did have a firearm in his possession.
The juvenile was taken into custody and booked into the Pueblo Youth Center for charges of carrying a concealed weapon and a juvenile in possession of a handgun.
East High School was placed on a secure perimeter as a precaution. Normal schedule was resumed once officers deemed the area was safe.