Teen Charged After Gun Found in School Locker

Teen said gun belonged to a relative and he wanted to show it to his friends

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    A 13-year-old boy was scheduled to go before a judge on Tuesday after a gun was found in his school locker a day earlier.

    A teacher at Washington Middle School, at 231 Constitution Dr., in Aurora, told police she noticed a group of students congregating around the student's locker on Monday afternoon.

    Upon inspection, administrators said they found a loaded handgun in the boy's bookbag.

    The teen reportedly said the gun belonged to a relative and he wanted to show it to his friends. The teen was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

    No injuries were reported.