7th grader in Jersey City brings gun to school

January 13, 2014 1:20:12 PM PST
Police in Jersey City are investigating after a seventh grader brought a gun to school Monday.

The student showed the gun to another student, who told a teacher.

The student then gave the gun to a security officer, and no one was injured.

There is no word yet on whether the weapon was loaded.

A school district spokesperson says the seventh grader showed the gun to another student, who alleged he was threatened and reported it to a teacher.

The teacher notified school administration, who notified the security officer and called police.

The child's parents were notified and police took him into custody.