COMPTON (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old high school student was arrested after Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives discovered he had a loaded gun at the entrance to a school near Compton.
Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker said Friday that detectives were looking for a witness to an unrelated crime when they saw the boy acting suspiciously outside Cesar Chavez Continuation High School in the Compton Unified School District on Thursday.READ MORE: Driver Tries To Run Over Beverly Hills Officer, Sparking Pursuit; One Arrested
Parker says detectives discovered a semiautomatic handgun with four live rounds in the boy’s pocket. They later learned it had been stolen during a burglary in the San Fernando Valley.READ MORE: E.G. Daily On 'Rugrat's New Holiday Special "Traditions": 'We Embrace Everyone And Everything'
The boy was booked on suspicion of four gun-related felonies and was being held at a juvenile hall in Downey.
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