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Teen who brought gun to school pleads guilty

Nov. 7—A Kokomo teen charged with bringing a gun to school has pleaded guilty to all charges against him.


Jirique Burton, 18, pleaded guilty last week in Howard County Superior Court II to felony counts of dangerous possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm on school property and counterfeiting. The plea was accepted by Howard County Superior Court II Judge Brant Parry. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for Dec. 19.


The two possession charges each carry a possible prison term of between one to six years, while the counterfeiting charge carries a possible prison term of six months to two and a half years.