Teenager scheduled to be sentenced for bringing gun to school

Posted at 8:45 AM, Jun 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-28 10:51:55-04

A teenager is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday morning after he admitting he brought a loaded handgun to a Jackson County school earlier this year.

Eric Knox pleaded guilty last month to carrying a concealed weapon, resisting and opposing arrest and carrying a concealed weapon with unlawful intent charges.

He's accused of having a loaded handgun on him while he threatened a teacher at Western Career Prep High School in Blackman Township on January 26, 2018.

Police later found Knox walking off school grounds and arrested him after he tried to run from police. Police say he was carrying a loaded handgun.

Knox is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. Thursday.