Boy charged with bringing loaded gun to elementary school

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who allegedly brought a loaded gun to a New Jersey elementary school is now facing weapons charges.

But it’s not clear why the teen had the gun or if he planned to use it. No injuries were reported.

A resource officer reportedly found the gun Wednesday in his bag at the James F. Murray elementary school in Jersey City. The school serves pre-K through eighth-grade students.

The boy’s name has not been released. Authorities have not said if he was a student at the school.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.

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