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January 9, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Marysville high school student arrested over gun threats

A 15-year-old student at Marysville’s Mountain View High School was arrested this morning after he reportedly threatened other students and was found with a cap gun that looked like a real handgun, Marysville police said.

A school resource officer was alerted around 7 a.m. by campus security who said they had learned that a student on a school bus was armed with a handgun and had threatened to shoot students, police said. Officers stopped the bus at it was pulling into Marysville Pilchuck High School, but learned the student had been dropped off earlier at Mountain View High.

Police responded to the school and arrested the boy. They also recovered the cap gun, which resembled a “real revolver handgun,” police said.

The student has been expelled. He will be booked into the Denney Juvenile Justice Center in Everett for investigation of felony harassment, police said.

 

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