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ConVal student removed after bringing loaded gun to campus

Union Leader Correspondent

October 23. 2013 9:39PM

PETERBORUGH - A Contoocook Valley Regional High School student was removed from school Wednesday afternoon after he brought a loaded handgun to campus.

Police responded to ConVal around 1:15 p.m. after school administration reported that staff had just received information about a 14-year-old high school student who was in possession of a handgun, Peterborough police said in a press release Wednesday.'Officers from the Peterborough Police Department responded to the high school where police and school administration confronted the student and found that he was in possession of a loaded handgun. Police seized the gun and took the student into custody, ' police said. The student was immediately removed from the school property,Because of his age, the student is being treated as a juvenile under state law.

Police said they have no information at this time that 'the student had threatened anyone, brandished the firearm, acted aggressively or overtly.'The case remains under investigation, police said.

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