New Haven student arrested with gun at school

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 has learned a New Haven school student is under arrest after bringing a pistol into school.

The loaded gun, a Ruger .357, was discovered by Riverside Education Magnet School security officers in a coat pocket. A New Haven city spokesman says the student is being charged with possession of a handgun without a permit.

News 8 has reached out to the New Haven school system for comment, but have not yet heard back.

Check back with News 8 on air and online for updates on this story.

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