Twelve-year-old boy arrested for shooting pellet gun in Henninger High School parking lot

Police say a 12-year-old boy fired this pellet gun Thursday night at Henninger High School.

A 12-year-old boy is being charged with reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon for allegedly firing a pellet gun in the parking lot of Henninger High School.

Police say the boy fired the gun twelve times Thursday night and shot a Henninger student four times. The student suffered minor injuries but did not require any medical treatment. The pellet gun was recovered by officers in bushes on private property next to the school. Police do not believe that the weapon was ever inside the high school.

The suspect's guardian was issued a juvenile appearance ticket for the boy to appear in family court.