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Teen found with gun after fight in bleachers at NJ high school football game, police say

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EWING, N.J. - A teen is facing weapons charges after police say he was in possession of a gun during a fight in the bleachers of a high school football game Friday night in Mercer County.

Officers from the Ewing Police Department were already at the game between Ewing High School and Lawrence High School when a high between two groups broke out in the bleachers around halftime. MORE LOCAL HEADLINESAfter officers broke up the fight, police say one of the teens involved in the brawl was found to be in possession of a handgun.

The teen was taken into custody and charged with weapons offenses, according to police. School officials decided to pause the game, which was the school's first big spectator event since March, 2020.

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