Gun found in Shelby County High School student’s backpack

Gun found in Shelby County High School student’s backpack
Shelby County High School (Source: WAVE 3 News)

SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (WAVE) – A gun was found Thursday in a Shelby County High School student's backpack.

School officials confirmed to WAVE 3 News a student notified staff that another student had a gun. The student, their backpack and the gun were then secured without incident.

The gun was reportedly never used in a threatening manner and officers were notified right away.

The matter is being reviewed by school officials.

It’s unclear how that student will be disciplined.

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