Police: 15-year-old boy caught sleeping with loaded AR-15-style rifle taken into custody
HYATTSVILLE, Md. (Gray News) - Maryland police say a teenager was taken into custody after he was found sleeping with a loaded rifle.
According to the Hyattsville Police Department, a person called authorities about an armed person at about 8 p.m. on Nov. 27.
When officers entered the home, the department said they found a 15-year-old boy sleeping in his room next to a loaded AR-15-style rifle.
Police said they used a rifle shield upon entering and retrieved the firearm.
According to authorities, the rifle was loaded with 30 rounds of ammunition.
Officers said they could not locate a serial number on the gun due to a black glue substance, but the boy was taken into custody without incident.
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