Written by AARON CASTREJON
EL MONTE - A teen boy was arrested on the campus of El Monte High School Wednesday and found with a gun tucked into his waistband after threatening a classmate the day prior.
The teen boy allegedly took the unloaded 9-millimeter handgun to El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave., February 12 and threatened another teen in a locker room. The victim reported the incident later to a family member, according to the ElMonte Police Department.
The family member notified school staff.
The unnamed suspect was found in a classroom February 13, detained and the gun was safely removed, El Monte Police said.
The teen was booked by the El Monte Police Department and is being held at the Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall in Downey as he awaits a scheduled court appearance.