Police: Mom flashed gun at Lake Middle School

Mom says daughter bullied at school

DENVER - A mother has been charged with bringing a gun to a Denver middle school and menacing students.

The Denver District Attorney's office told 7NEWS that Monica Avila, 34, allegedly confronted several students in the parking lot last week and pulled out a handgun during the argument.

She was arrested nearby a short time later.

Avila told KUSA-TV that her daughter was being bullied at Lake Middle School.

Avila is charged with four counts of felony menacing and one felony count of possession of a weapon on school grounds.

Avila bond is $50,000.

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