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JCPS: Loaded gun found in 5th graders backpack

(Source: WAVE 3 News) (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fifth grader brought a loaded gun to a Jefferson County Public School on Thursday.

The weapon was found inside a child's backpack at Stopher Elementary School, according to JCPS officials.

The student told administrators he never planned to hurt anyone.

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JCPS said the fifth grader is being disciplined according to district policy.

A letter about the incident was sent home to parents.

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