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Gun found in McMinn County student's backpack

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McMinn County, TN (WRCB) - A 15-year-old McMinn Central High School student faces charges for taking a gun to school.

Another student alerted a faculty member and school resource officer about the gun this afternoon.

The SRO called the student into the office, and they say they found a pistol in his backpack.

According to WBIR in Knoxville, the boy told them he had been shooting with his dad a while back and forgot the gun was in there.

Stay with Channel 3 for more on this story.

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