Charges filed against student accused of bringing gun to school


PAXTON, Ill. (WCIA) — A student accused of bringing a handgun to Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School Thursday is now facing criminal charges.

The Paxton police chief said they found a gun on a 15-year-old student from Clarence.

He is now facing two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, and there are stolen firearm charges pending.

The police chief said no threats were made with the weapon.

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