Police: Missing Mesa teen found safe

MESA, Ariz. (KSAZ) -- Mesa Police officials say Wednesday afternoon that a missing endangered teenager has been found safe.

According to information posted on the department's unverified Twitter page earlier in the day, Jordan Bumgarner, 16, was last seen leaving his home at around 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and had not been seen or heard from since then, until he was found.

At the time, police say Bumgarner took the loaded Taurus 9mm handgun was taken from his father's safe, before he left the house.