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Police: Lakewood high school student in custody after taking gun to school

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Posted at 2:50 PM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-16 16:50:46-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A Bear Creek High School student is in police custody after allegedly taking a gun to school.

Lakewood police said they retrieved the gun after a school resource officer received a tip that the 16-year-old student had the weapon with him at school.

At no point was anybody threatened with the gun, police said.

The student was taken into custody and will face a number of charges, including possession of a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm by a juvenile and possession of a weapon on school grounds.

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