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Student found with gun at area high school

COPPERAS COVE, TX (KXXV) - Copperas Cove police have confirmed that a juvenile was taken into custody after it was discovered that he had taken a handgun to Copperas Cove High School Thursday.

The name of the student will not be released because he is a minor. He was released to his parents after being taken into custody. Police say he took the gun to school and was showing it to other students.

No other information about this incident is being released at this time.

The Copperas Cove High School Principal sent a letter home to parents on Friday, which described the incident.

Olga Pena, Copperas Cove district spokesperson, says the district is conducting its own investigation after being told about the incident by police. Disciplinary action will be taken according to district's code of conduct.
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