Robert Wayne Gladden, Jr.

Teen who brought gun to Perry Hall High charged as an adult

Teen who brought gun to Perry Hall High charged as an adult

Baltimore County police charged a 17-year-old Perry Hall High School student as an adult Friday after he brought a loaded handgun to school the day before.

Police said Christopher James Engles brought his grandfather's gun to school Thursday. A student reported it to a school resource officer, who confiscated the gun and arrested Engles without incident.

Police said Engles did not point the gun at anyone and do not believe he intended to harm anyone.

Engles has been charged with possession of a firearm by a minor, possession of a dangerous weapon on school property, carrying or concealing a dangerous weapon, and wearing or carrying a handgun.

He did not have an...

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