A 13-year old boy has been arrested after he stole a gun from his grandmother’s house sending a nearby school into “lockdown”. Around 9:30 am on Wednesday May 7th a woman called to report that her 13-year old grandson had stolen a loaded antique German Luger and left the house.
Numerous officers responded to the area and quickly began searching for the teen in addition to putting Eckstein Middle School in “lockdown” out of an abundance of caution. Officers located the teen in a few minutes later and he was arrested. All school activity returned to normal. A witness helped officers locate the gun having seen the teen hide it in some bushes nearby.
The teen was booked into the King County Youth Service Center for Investigation of Theft.