UPDATE: The identity of the student who brought a loaded gun to Tate High School has been released.
Jeremiah Neal, 19, Coralville, is charged with carrying weapons on school grounds and possession of a weapon as a felon, according to a release. Both of these charges are Class-D felonies.
The Daily Iowan reported earlier that a warrant has been issued for Neal’s arrest.
ORIGINAL STORY: Iowa City police responded to a report on the morning of Sept. 18 of a Tate High School student bringing a gun to the school in his backpack, according to a release from the city of Iowa City.
When officers arrived at the school, the release said, they took possession of the backpack. After getting a search warrant, officers reportedly found a loaded gun in the bag.
No threats were made to anyone in the school, the release said, and no injuries were reported.
The investigation is ongoing.