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Officials: Student claimed he had gun in backpack, no gun found

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

NORTH JACKSON -- An East Elementary School student is removed from class after claiming to have a gun in his backpack.

According to district officials, students overheard a fifth-grader telling classmates he had a gun in his backpack.

They told the teacher who then checked the backpack but did not find a gun. According to the district, the student has been removed from the classroom and school until further evaluation.