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Scott High School student found delinquent of charges against him

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The 14 year old Scott High School student accused of bringing a BB gun to school faced a judge Wednesday morning. The teenager was found delinquent of all the charges against him. He faced charges of inducing panic, possession of a object indistinguishable from a fire arm and conveyance of an illegal weapon, which turned out to be a knife.

Police say the student pulled the realistic looking gun out of his backpack, but didn't point it at anyone. The school was immediately put on lock down and police were called in. prosecutors say the teenager will remain in the juvenile detention center until he undergoes a social history evaluation to determine what led to the incident. That evaluation will take a closer look at the boys family and prior schooling. The boy's mother tells us she believes it was the result of an issue with bullies and her son wasn't sure how to handle it.

Prosecutors say the situation could have been a lot worse.

"He's the one that could have ended up dead on this whole thing, because his weapon luckily was not a real firearm, therefore it wouldn't have killed anyone. If he had pulled that out more and pretended as if he was going to use it, he would have been shot at that time and out other children in danger as well.", says Lori Olender, Lucas County Prosecutors Office

The boy's mother asked if her son could come home for the holidays. That request was denied. The boy turns 15 in two weeks.

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