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Boy, 15, arrested in class with loaded semi-automatic gun

11/01/2013 10:03 EDT | Updated 01/23/2014 10:52 EST
Toronto Police arrested a 15-year-old boy brandishing a fully-loaded semi-automatic gun on Friday, detaining him inside his high-school classroom.

The youth, who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, was arrested during a police investigation Friday afternoon at Jarvis Collegiate Institute.

He is charged with eight counts:

- Unauthorized possession of a firearm

- Possession of a firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized

- Possession of restricted firearm with ammunition

- Possess firearm - serial number altered

- Careless storage - ammunition

- Careless storage of a firearm

- Weapons dangerous

- Carry concealed weapon

The boy is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday at 9 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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