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Former English High student arrested after police found him on campus with a gun

The gun found on the former English High student, according to police. Boston Police Department

A former student at English High School was arrested for trespassing and unlawful possession of a firearm, according to a statement from Boston police.

Police responded to a call Wednesday at 11:59 a.m. at English High, where school police officers had spotted the 17 year-old male on school grounds and escorted him to the principal’s office.

“Once there, officers conducted a search of the suspect’s backpack. During which, officers located and recovered a firearm,’’ police said in the statement.

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