Goodyear teen gets jail for taking gun to school

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Izrahias Morales By Alicia Barron Izrahias Morales By Alicia Barron

PHOENIX (AP) -- A Goodyear teenager accused of bringing a loaded handgun to his high school with plans to shoot a teacher has been sentenced to two years in jail.
 
Maricopa County prosecutors say 16-year-old Izrahias Morales also was sentenced Monday to seven years' probation.
 
Morales pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree murder last month.
 
He was arrested by Goodyear police after he allegedly took a loaded semi-automatic gun to Millennium High School on Feb. 14, 2011. He allegedly planned to fatally shoot a math teacher.

Police say Morales told detectives that he was upset the teacher wouldn't let him use a calculator to finish an assignment.
 
Morales reportedly told police that he got the keys to his dad's lockbox, took out a handgun and brought it to school in his backpack.