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Local teen with loaded gun threatens another student

Indian River County Sheriff's Office
Indian River County Sheriff’s Office

(VERO BEACH, FL)– A 17-year-old boy has been taken into police custody after he reportedly brought a loaded gun to his school.
The incident was reported at Vero Beach Highschool around noon on Wednesday.
Authorities say School Resource Deputies and school officials received word that the student was making threats to harm another student an immediately began investigating the threat.
When they searched the student, they discovered a loaded gun in his book bag.
The student is now facing several charges including possession of a weapon on school property, carrying a concealed firearm, assault with a deadly Weapon, and criminal Mischief.