Two guns found at Columbus City Schools buildings

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two guns were found over the last two days at Columbus City Schools buildings.

According to Columbus police, a gun was found on February 13 at Duxberry Park Alternative School.

A student told staff that another student had a gun. Staff found the gun in a bathroom and secured it until police arrived.

The suspect, a nine-year-old boy, told police he found the 9mm Walther PPS at home. He was not charged due to his age.

On February 14, a 17-year-old Northland High School student said another student gave him a gun to hold and put in his locker. A teacher overheard the conversation and contacted the school resource officer, according to police.

The officer confiscated the loaded 380 Cobra.

The student was arrested and charged with bringing the gun to school.

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