ConVal student removed after bringing loaded gun to campus
PETERBORUGH — A Contoocook Valley Regional High School student was removed from school Wednesday afternoon after he brought a loaded handgun to campus.
Police responded to ConVal around 1:15 p.m. after school administration reported that staff had just received information about a 14-year-old high school student who was in possession of a handgun, Peterborough police said in a press release Wednesday.';Officers from the Peterborough Police Department responded to the high school where police and school administration confronted the student and found that he was in possession of a loaded handgun. Police seized the gun and took the student into custody, '; police said. The student was immediately removed from the school property,
Because of his age, the student is being treated as a juvenile under state law.
Police said they have no information at this time that ';the student had threatened anyone, brandished the firearm, acted aggressively or overtly.';
The case remains under investigation, police said.