Filing: No ‘list of grievances’ from teen arrested with gun

February 26, 2018

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A new court filing from prosecutors in the case of a Maryland high school student arrested after he brought a loaded handgun to school acknowledges the teen made no “list of grievances.”

Eighteen-year-old Alwin Chen was charged earlier this month after he showed up at Clarksburg High School, north of Washington, with a loaded gun in his book bag the day after a mass school shooting in Florida.

An assistant state’s attorney told a judge during Chen’s first bond hearing that officers also discovered the teen had compiled a list of grievances against students. The Washington Post reported Monday that a filing from prosecutors now says that’s not the case.

Chen’s attorneys say their client should be released from jail.

Prosecutors wrote that he remains a public risk and should stay in custody.


Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com

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