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Subject: Weapons Misconduct TMHSDate: 05-22-2014 11:32:50
From: Lieutenant David CampbellCase or Incident: #140522-005
Summary:

On 05/22/2014, at approximately 10:05 AM, a Juneau Police Department officer was at the Thunder Mountain High School when they received a report concerning a student with a firearm. In essence, a 17 year old female student reported seeing a 17 year old male suspect with a handgun. The 17 year old male suspect was last seen leaving the school on foot.

Both the Thunder Mountain High School and Riverbend Elementary School followed district procedures and initiated a lock down.

At approximately 10:31 AM, JPD officers contacted the 17 year old male suspect near the Dimond Field House. The suspect was taken into custody and a 22 caliber pistol was seized as evidence.

No one was injured during this incident.

The 17 year old male suspect was arrested for Misconduct Weapons in the 4th Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor. He was transported to and lodged at the Johnson Youth Center.

The investigation continues.

All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***