Teen arrested for packing heat at playground

Teen carried gun on Dayton playground near Cleveland Elementary. (WDTN Photo)
Teen carried gun on Dayton playground near Cleveland Elementary. (WDTN Photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A teenager was arrested Thursday and charged with carrying a loaded gun to a local playground.

According to a police report, someone called 911 saying the suspect had the gun at Cleveland Elementary School. The boy said it was for protection.

Police discovered that the teen took the gun from his brother while he was asleep.

The teen was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center. The gun is secured with Dayton police.

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