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Pueblo police arrest armed juvenile near East High School

Pueblo Police
Posted at 5:45 PM, May 26, 2022

PUEBLO — Pueblo Police have arrested a juvenile near East High School who was in possession of a handgun.

On Wednesday, May 25, a Pueblo Police School Resource Officer (SRO) received information regarding a suspicious juvenile that was near East High School. After further investigation, it was discovered that the juvenile was possibly carrying a firearm.

On Thursday, officers observed the juvenile suspect near East High School. Officers made contact with the juvenile and found that he did have a firearm.

East High School was placed on a secure perimeter during the incident but resumed a normal schedule once the area was safe.

The juvenile was taken into custody and booked into Pueblo Youth Center for charges of carrying a concealed weapon and a juvenile in possession of a handgun.

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