Pueblo student arrested for possession of loaded handgun after bringing gun to school

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A student at Roncali STEM Academy was arrested Thursday after allegedly showing up to school with a loaded 9mm handgun.

The male student has been charged with felony possession of a weapon on school grounds, according to a news release from the Pueblo Police Department.

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A Pueblo police school resource officer was contacted by a teacher around 11:30 a.m. The officer contacted the suspect immediately. The school was locked down for a little over 30 minutes before resuming regular activities.

The suspect is currently being held at the Pueblo Youth Center with both felony and misdemeanor charges.

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Pueblo Chieftain reporter James Bartolo can be reached by email at JBartolo@gannett.com

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