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