Columbus Middle School student found with handgun

COLUMBUS - A Columbus Middle School student is in custody after police say they brought a loaded handgun to school.
 
The Columbus Police Department says officers were called to the Columbus Middle School Tuesday morning for a student in possession of a handgun.
 
Police say school staff took the student to the office where a loaded handgun was found in his book bog.
 
The 14-year-old was arrested and taken to the police station.
 
Authorities say the name of the student will not be released and there is no evidence anyone was threatened.
 
The student is currently being held at the Northeast Nebraska Juvenile Detention Center on a weapon charge.
 

The case is still under investigation.

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