ELDRIDGE, Iowa (KWQC) - KWQC Note: Originally, KWQC released the name of the juvenile online after finding the change in status of his case. But, after further discussions in our newsroom and questions still left unanswered about the case, itself, we chose to take down the offenders' name until more information is gathered.
UPDATE: KWQC confirmed Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, a 12-year-old juvenile who attended North Scott schools earlier this year, will be tried in adult court as a youthful offender on three charges - one charge of attempted murder, one charge of carrying weapons on school grounds and one charge of assault while displaying a dangerous weapon.
To read about the incident, please scroll down below.
According to a court document obtained by KWQC, the preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, December 14, at the Scott County Courthouse.
His bond is set at $50,000.
UPDATE: KWQC was at the courtroom today as it was determined the 12-year-old boy should continue to be held in juvenile detention.
Another review is set for September 24th.
ORIGINAL: While a 12-year-old boy remains in juvenile detention on charges of attempted murder and carrying a weapon on school ground and assault with a deadly weapon, court documents reveal shocking details of what happened when he was accused of bringing a gun to school last week.
North Scott Junior High School was put on lockdown Friday, Aug. 31st, 2018 after administrators learned of the incident. At the time, police said the boy brought a gun to his classroom, but they did not explain why he was being charged with attempted murder. According to court documents obtained by KWQC-TV6 news, the boy pointed the gun in the face of the teacher and pulled the trigger. The weapon did not go off because the safety was still on.
The female teacher successfully talked the boy down and disarmed him. The documents say the gun was fully loaded with one round in the chamber.
KWQC-TV is not releasing the boy's name at this time. He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 to determine if he should continue to be held in juvenile detention.