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Alleged teen gunman charged over Perth school shooting



The teen who allegedly fired a gun in the car park a Perth school, sparking a lockdown, has been charged.

The 15-year-old allegedly took guns from his home before heading to Atlantis Beach Baptist College in Two Rocks on May 24.

A nearby demountable classroom with school kids inside was hit by the bullets, but no one was injured.

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"It was a very fraught situation… we are very lucky no one was killed, so the bullets went close so it's a terrible, terrible thing and it could have been so much worse," WA Premier Mark McGowan said.

Police allegedly found more than 60 rounds of ammunition and two long-armed rifles inside a black four-wheel drive found at the school. 

The teen has been charged with driving without authority, possessing a firearm and ammunition without a licence, discharging a firearm in a manner to cause fear, possessing a prohibited weapon and acting unlawfully with intent to harm.

He will appear before the Perth Children's Court on Friday.

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