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DES MOINES, Iowa — A teenager was arrested at a Des Moines high school Wednesday for having a gun at school.

Detectives were following up with 18-year-old Malik Mandujano regarding an ongoing investigation when they pulled him out of class at Scavo High School to speak with him.

Officers discovered a pistol on the student during a pat down.

Police say that he never displayed the gun or made any threats, but having a gun on school property is a Class D felony.

Mandujano is charged with carrying weapons on school grounds.