Former student brings gun to Rockville high school

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Richard Montgomery High School, File, Google Maps
Richard Montgomery High School, File, Google Maps

ROCKVILLE, MD – A 15-year-old former student at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville was arrested after he brought a gun onto school property on Tuesday.

Police were called to the school at around 2:45 pm after receiving a report from the school’s community engagement officer regarding the former student on school property, rumored to be in possession of a handgun.

“The student was apprehended by Rockville City Police approximately one block away from the high school, who was in possession of a firearm. The juvenile was arrested without incident and will be charged accordingly,” the Rockville City Police Department said in a statement today.

The incident was unrelated to the lockdown which occurred at Richard Montgomery High School on January 13, police stated today.

The investigation into this matter is ongoing. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Rockville City Police Criminal Investigation’s Unit at 240-314-8938.

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