Boy Shot With BB Gun At Faribault School, Student Arrested
FARIBAULT (AP) — Police have arrested a 12-year-old student for shooting another boy with a BB gun at Faribault Middle School.
A staff member notified the Faribault Police school resource officer about the shooting around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday. The school went into lockdown, and a teacher located the suspect within minutes.
The suspect told the officer and school staff that he had used a BB handgun. The weapon was found in a backpack in his locker.
The 13-year-old victim suffered a minor injury to his arm. The boy said he was confronted by the suspect in a restroom and shot. He immediately reported the incident to school staff.
The suspect was arrested and taken to a secure juvenile facility, pending charges. No other staff or students were hurt.