17 year old arrested for bringing gun to Omaha North High School

(Omaha, NE) -- A 17 year old is arrested, accused of bringing a gun to an Omaha high school.

Omaha Police say around 12:15 Thursday afternoon, the School Resource Officer at Omaha North High School radioed for assistance regarding a disturbance with a student armed with a gun who had run from the school. Investigators say officers arrived and took the teen into custody.

OPD says the suspect will be booked at Douglas County Youth Center for possession of a firearm on school grounds.

OPD encourages anyone with information about school threats or weapons at schools to contact the Safe2Help Hotline at (833) 980-7233 or at safe2helpne.org.

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