YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A student from a local parochial school is facing felony charges after police say they found the student with a loaded gun.
Officials with the Diocese of Youngstown and city police confirmed the middle school-aged female was caught with a loaded pistol on her school bus Monday afternoon on the way home from Saint Joseph the Provider school on the city’s north side.
Authorities say the 11-year-old girl told another child that she had the weapon, which was then confiscated by the bus driver who called police.
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No one was hurt in the incident.
The girl is facing four felony charges and is expected to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon in juvenile court.