At 11:13 a.m. today, Chicago Police Officers responded to reports that two Senn High School students brought a weapon to the school. Chicago police said they recovered the weapon and determined it to be a pellet gun. Both students are in custody at this time, Chicago police said.
Police were initially notified after a student who had gone to the restroom witnessed two other students with what he believed to be a pistol. Chicago police said the student called his mother who reported it to school officials.
The police officer assigned to the high school initially located one offender and found him carrying the pellet gun. Both offenders are male juveniles. One is 14-years-old and the other is 15-years-old, police said.