Ohio teen accused in school standoff pleads guilty

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- A 14-year-old Ohio student accused of triggering a lockdown and police standoff at a high school has pleaded guilty to three charges in juvenile court.

Police in Toledo and other students say the boy set off the lockdown earlier this month by pulling out a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm after he was sent to a room for disruptive students.

The boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to inducing panic, having an object indistinguishable from a gun and illegal conveyance of a deadly weapon for having a knife in his book bag.

The teen's mother told reporters that her son had been bullied.

Toledo's Scott High School was on lockdown for more than an hour on Dec. 2 after police and witnesses said a confrontation led to the standoff.