Police praised the actions of another teen who saw the gun and texted a parent.

A 14-year-old boy is facing charges after he was accused of bringing a gun to Lawrence High School on Wednesday.

Police said a high school student texted their parent, informing them that they saw another student in possession of what they believed to be a firearm. The parent then called 911 and gave a description of the teen.

Officials said the teen fled the school on foot as the Lawrence Police Department’s School Resource Officers approached.

Following a brief foot pursuit, he was taken into custody, and the firearm was located, police said.

Source: 14-year-old student brings gun to Mass. school, police say

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