AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 15-year-old boy is facing criminal charges, after allegedly bringing a gun to Buchtel High School on Thursday.
Akron police say another student spotted the weapon Thursday afternoon and went home and told his parent.
The parent immediately called a school administrator and the school was placed on lockdown.
The school resource officer recovered a loaded 9mm handgun in the suspect's locker and arrested the 15-year-old.
He is now charged with carrying a concealed weapon, illegal conveyance in a school safety zone and inducing panic.
The teenager is locked up in the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center.