DeLAND, Fla. — A gun was discovered Wednesday afternoon in the backpack of a student at DeLand Middle School, the DeLand Police Department said.
Police said they were called shortly after 2 p.m. to the school after a report of a gun being discovered on campus.
The school was placed on a lockdown as police located the student who had a gun in his backpack.
Investigators said the student did not threatening anyone with the gun.
He was taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
The lockdown has since been lifted.
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