Teen Brings Loaded Gun to School

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San Francisco police arrested a 16-year-old student for allegedly showing up to school with a loaded sawed-off rifle in his backpack.

Police said that the gun was found at about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Phillip & Sala Burton Academic High School, located at 400 Mansell St. in the city's Portola neighborhood.

According to police, a school staff member picked up an unattended backpack in the wellness center, and felt something odd inside the bag. When he opened it, he reportedly found the loaded weapon and ammunition.

Police were called out to the scene where they pulled the suspect out of class and questioned him over the disturbing discovery, said Officer Albie Esparza.

The teen reportedly admitted that the bag with the gun was his. The cops arrested him and booked him into juvenile hall on multiple weapons charges, Esparza said.

On Wednesday, just a mile away, ER Taylor Elementary School was placed on lockdown after a 35-year-old man was shot to death outside the school. Police identified the victim as Kyle Hayes. A suspect has not been located.

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So where does the culprit get staffed too. For those that don't know Burton is the old Wilson - same building - they did a name change quite a few years ago now.

Carmichael Caudron
Carmichael Caudron

it starts at home,the anger, the violence.not at school,i was bullied and I didn't turn out to be a mass murderer because I had full support at home whenever something went wrong. i really do think so.the kids see and feel the anger from adults at home, talking ignorant or even the intelligent parents sometimes speak ignorance towards other groups, then their children identify with other kids with same households and voila, kid with a gun or knife ready to kill.

Juny Rodriguez
Juny Rodriguez

Damn kota keeps taking my shit to school! Rosie Flash

Richard Haick
Richard Haick

A sawed off rifle? Doesn't that defeat the point of being a rifle?

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