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Police find loaded gun in 12-year-old's backpack

(Source: AP Graphics Bank) (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is under investigation in the St. Louis County town of Jennings after a loaded handgun was found in his backpack.

A caller Tuesday afternoon told police that a boy had what appeared to be a gun. Officers arrived and saw the boy walking with a backpack looked inside it, finding the firearm.

The boy was taken into custody and taken to family services.


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