After officers separated the two, a witness told police that the suspect had threatened to get a gun from his car and come back. Officers were able to monitor the suspect as he walked to his car.
During the investigation into the threat, officers located a handgun in the suspect's car. The serial number had been filed off.
The juvenile was arrested for Possession of a Handgun by a Child, Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit within 1,000 feet of a School, and Possession of a Handgun with an Altered Serial Number. He was placed at the Youth Care Center.
EVANSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT - NIXLE