Loaded gun found in Missouri student's backpack, police say

10 months 4 days 22 hours ago Friday, October 19 2018 Oct 19, 2018 Friday, October 19, 2018 7:46:15 AM CDT October 19, 2018 in News
By: The Associated Press

FLORISSANT (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suburban St. Louis student after finding a loaded gun and a razor inside the student's backpack.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the student was taken into custody Thursday at McCluer North Senior High School in Florissant. Police said in a news release that another student alerted school staff that a student "might have something in a book bag that shouldn't be at school."

A Florissant police school resource officer searched the student's book bag and found the weapons. The student has been referred to juvenile court.

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