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Lawrence Teen who took gun to school put on probation


November 11, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Lawrence teenager has been sentenced to six months of probation for bringing a loaded handgun to Free State High School last spring.

The student, who was 17 at the time, was charged as a juvenile. He was sentenced Friday after he pleaded no contest in September to criminal use of a weapon, a misdemeanor.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the teenager could shorten the probation process by completing two of four options — a fatherhood course, a mentoring course, attending therapy or writing an apology letter to Free State High School.

On April 9, a school resourc...

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