DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The student accused of trying to shoot a teacher at North Scott Junior High School has pleaded not guilty.
The 12-year-old entered a written plea of not guilty on Wednesday, January 16. Police said the student was disarmed by a teacher after bringing a loaded .22 caliber handgun to school on Friday, August 31, 2018. He was accused of pointing the gun at a teacher and pulling the trigger.
The student was charged with attempted murder, carrying weapons on school grounds and assault while displaying a dangerous weapon. He was scheduled to be in court in March.