A 15-year-old boy was arrested Thursday after he was in a classroom with a loaded handgun at Edmonds-Woodway High School, according to the Edmonds Police Department.
According to the Edmonds Police Department, a student told a teacher they had saw the gun. The teacher notified the principal and the principal called 911.
The 911 call was made at approximately 1:11 p.m. and officers responded to the scene within minutes.
At 1:31 p.m. officers entered the classroom, with 25 to 30 students, and removed the student and secured the weapon.
The gun was described as a .40 caliber handgun with a scratched off or altered serial number.
The 15-year-old was booked into the Denny Juvenile Detention Center on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm on school grounds, being a minor with a gun and having a gun with an altered serial number.
There were no reported injuries.
Thanks to a tip from a student we have arrested a 15 year old male at Edmonds-Woodway High School who was in a classroom armed with a handgun. There are no injuries and a temporary lockdown has been lifted. More information will be released as it is appropriate. pic.twitter.com/rU9rWZSOym
— Edmonds Police Department (@EdmondsPolice) September 29, 2022