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Police: 15-year-old student at William Allen High School had a loaded handgun

Allentown, PA

Allentown Police Department says a 15-year-old student possessed a loaded handgun while he was at Willaim Allen High School, according to a press release.


Security personnel found several juvenile students smoking in the school lavatory during school hours on Monday around 9 a.m., according to the news release.


An immediate search of the involved juvenile students was conducted by security personnel. Based on a subsequent response and investigation by the School Resource Officer, a loaded handgun and marijuana were found in the possession of one of the students, a 15-year-old boy.