Report: Longmont student brought gun to school

LONGTMONT, Colo. — A student at a Longmont school brought a gun to school Friday, according to a report by the newspaper there.

Longmont police were called to Timberline PK-8 on Mountain View Avenue Friday morning on a report of a student with a gun walking around, said Cmdr. Jeffrey Satur.

Police took 13-year-old student into custody, Satur said.

The student had a gun in his backpack, the Longmont Times-Call reported.

Satur did not confirm that a weapon was found, but said police would search the school.

Students were secured in their classrooms during the incident, Satur said.

A reporter tweeted a photo of a student in handcuffs being escorted from the school.

This story will be updated as more information arrives.

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