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BB gun found in Waterloo West High School locker

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

A gun was found in a locker at Waterloo West High School at around 8 a.m. this morning.

According to Tara Thomas, spokesperson for the district, a student accidentally left a BB gun in their backpack and brought it to school.

Thomas says the gun was found by another student because the backpack was put in the wrong locker.

The discovery was immediately reported to school staff and the gun was confiscated.

Thomas says no threats were ever made by the student who brought the gun to school.

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