DAVENPORT, Iowa -- A teenager is facing gun charges after being spotted with a weapon at West High School.
Officers were called to Davenport West High School on West Locust Street on Tuesday, February 5 around 11:20 a.m., according to a statement from the Davenport Police Department. That's when a student was seen walking out of the school with a handgun.
There were no threats made by the student, police said, and the student left the school before police arrived.
Police said the student, a 17-year-old, had been identified and charged with felon in possession of a firearm and carrying weapons on school grounds. He was booked into the Scott County Jail.