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Police: 14-year-old charged with firearm possession near a Mott Haven school building

Authorities say they made the discovery Thursday morning outside the building on Jackson Avenue, which houses multiple schools.

News 12 Staff

Sep 29, 2023, 12:51 PM

Updated 263 days ago

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A teenager is facing multiple charges after police say they found a gun on their moped outside of a school building in Mott Haven.
Authorities say they made the discovery Thursday morning outside the building on Jackson Avenue, which houses multiple schools.
The 14-year-old was charged with possession of a firearm as well as possession of a weapon on school grounds.
The Department of Education adds the gun was never brought into the school building.


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