CRIME

Washington Boy Arrested For Bringing Gun, Knives And More Than 400 Rounds Of Ammo To School

10/24/2013 04:15 am ET

An 11-year-old boy in Washington state was arrested on Wednesday and charged with one count of attempted murder after he allegedly brought an arsenal of weapons to school, The Columbian reported.

According to Evergreen School District spokeswoman Kris Fay, Frontier Middle School in Vancouver, Wash., and adjacent Pioneer Elementary School were placed into lockdown for two hours on Wednesday after the gun was discovered and police received a tip that a student had taken ammunition to school.

The boy, whose identity has not been released, is accused of bringing a handgun, more than 400 rounds of ammunition and multiple knives to school.

Detectives interviewed the boy, then placed him under arrest and booked him into the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center, police spokeswoman Kim Kapp said.

No one was injured in the incident and police have not said who was allegedly being targeted, CNN reported.

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