Teen sentenced to 6 months’ probation in gun case at school
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A teenager involved in the exchange of a stolen handgun on Lawrence High School grounds has been sentenced to six months of probation.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports the teenager was sentenced Wednesday in a closed hearing for criminal use of a weapon.
Court documents say another teenager stolen the gun from his father Sept. 9 and provided it to the other teenager the next day.
The teen who was sentenced Wednesday was originally charged with felony theft for obtaining control of a stolen gun. Court documents show he pleaded no contest to criminal use of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
The other teen is charged with felony theft after allegedly stealing gun from his father. His case is pending.
The gun was recovered off campus.
Information from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World, http://www.ljworld.com