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Metro Student Accused of Bringing Gun to Class

North High School (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A North High School student is accused of bringing a gun to class on Tuesday.

The school district says another student learned of the weapon and notified a teacher. Staff then searched the student’s locker and found what they say was a small handgun in a backpack.

The district also says the student was taken into custody, and noted it is a felony to have a gun in school.