QUINCY (CBS) – A student was arrested Monday morning after allegedly bringing a gun to a Quincy school program.
The student was found with the gun at the Gain Opportunities, Acquire Learning Skills (GOALS) program.READ MORE: Boston To Remove Tents At 'Mass And Cass' Homeless Encampments; Public Health Crisis Declared
Superintendent of Schools Kevin Mulvey said the student was “quickly removed to an administrative area of the building.” The student told administrators they had the gun due to concerns about safety outside the school.READ MORE: Plane Headed To ALCS Game In Boston Crashes In Texas, No Serious Injuries Reported
Mulvey said the student, expecting police would be coming, ran from the school and toward the North Quincy MBTA station and boarded a train.
Police notified the MBTA and the train was stopped until officers arrived. The student was arrested without incident and police confiscated the gun.MORE NEWS: Products In Your Medicine Cabinet May Soon Be Getting More Expensive
The student was arraigned Tuesday. He was ordered held until an October 5 dangerousness hearing.