Teen charged after bringing gun to school, Evanston police say

Martez Hill, 18. (Evanston Police Department)

A teen who police said brought a gun to school in north suburban Evanston is now facing a felony weapons charge.

Around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, Evanston Township High School officials told a school resource officer an unloaded Walther P38 semi-automatic handgun was found in a student's backpack.

Police said the officer seized the weapon and took the student, 18-year-old Martez Hill, into custody.

Hill, of the 600-block of Case Place in Evanston, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, a felony, and unlawful use of a weapon without a FOID card, a misdemeanor.
Related Topics:
newsgunsbackpackhigh schoolEvanston
(Copyright ©2016 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.)

Load Comments