Des Moines Elementary Student Brought Handgun to School

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Police are investigating after a gun was discovered at a Des Moines elementary school.

According to the Des Moines Register, a student brought the handgun to Perkins Elementary School on Wednesday.

A teacher noticed the student acting suspicious and located the gun in his backpack.

A Des Moines Public Schools spokesperson told the Des Moines Register the student found the gun at home and brought it to school.

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