Authorities say a stolen loaded gun was taken from a Boston high school student the same day of a a student was shot and killed near another city high school.
Boston police say a school police officer at Brighton High School found out that a 16-year-old boy from Dorchester had a gun on Wednesday morning, and after performing a pat frisk, found a Bryco Arms Jennings J-22 handgun in his pants pocket.
The student, who hasn't been named, was placed into police custody without incident.
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He's expected to appear in Boston Juvenile Court on several charges, including unlawful possession of a firearm on school property and possession of a stolen firearm.
On Wednesday, a 17-year-old student at Jeremiah E. Burke High School in the city's Dorchester neighborhood was gunned down in a shooting, which injured three others.