MAYWOOD, Ill. — A teenager in west suburban Maywood faces a gun charge after bringing a loaded firearm to school.
Cook County Sheriff’s Office responded to Proviso East High School around 1 p.m. Tuesday following reports that school officials found the firearm in the student’s backpack.
Deputies say the juvenile faces an aggravated unlawful use of a weapon charge. He allegedly told officers he had no intention of using the gun.
An investigation is ongoing.